Build BPS Open House
Come see how BPS is building a more accountable public school system for the 21st century, Saturday, October 29th and Sunday October 30th. Through an interactive exhibition hosted by staff and teachers, BPS will clarify how its projects and initiatives are working to solve persistent issues in school system and seek input on its vision for education in Boston. Learn more and RSVP.
Working toward closing the achievement gap in the Boston Public Schools, several schools around the city demonstrated improved performance in various key assessments, according to the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's 2016 accountability results.
On Thursday, Boston Celtics guard James Young visited English High School of the Boston Public Schools in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts to deliver new backpacks to high schoolers who participated in mentoring initiatives within the district. Joined by My Brother's Keeper Success Mentor Initiative, STATE Bags and Roc Nation, Young took time to speak with students from English High School and Jeremiah Burke High School about the impact that mentors have had on his life and the value of staying focused on your goals.
Today, Boston Public Schools (BPS) Superintendent Tommy Chang joined the Office of English Language Learners in commemorating National Hispanic Heritage Month, which takes place from September 15-October 15. The district will host an arts competition for students in all grades.
Boston Arts Academy is one of only 20 schools from across the country to receive recognition as a "School of Opportunity," a coveted national designation honoring excellent public high schools that engage in practices that build on students' strengths and create supported learning opportunities for all students.
6:00 PM School Committee Meeting
8:00 AM - 3:45 PM GE Foundation - Preparing Students for the Innovative Jobs of Tomorrow
As the birthplace of public education in this nation, the Boston Public Schools is committed to transforming the lives of all children through exemplary teaching in a world-class system of innovative and welcoming schools. We partner with the community, families and students to develop within every learner the knowledge, skill, and character to excel in college, career, and life.