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Boston News Stories (Mainstream Media)

•  Special Report: Number of needles in Boston parks soars, (Boston Herald 10/23/17)

•  Why All Education Should Be Modeled After Kindergarten, (WBUR.org Radio 10/20/17)

•  A textbook stereotyped how racial groups respond to pain..., (Boston Globe 10/20/17)

•  MCAS woes persist as Boston schools achieve little improvement..., (Boston Herald 10/18/17)

•  Confusion could surround Wednesday's MCAS results, (Boston Globe 10/17/17)

•  Why Grit Isn't Enough, (WBUR.org Radio 10/17/17)

•  'I have real concerns about our high schools,' says Mayor Walsh, (Boston Globe 10/16/17)

•  Quiet push for unified enrollment, (Bay State Banner 10/11/17)

•  The Boston Public Library Owns 200,000 Vinyl Records , (WBUR.org ARTery 10/11/17)



•  First debate in Boston mayoral campaign is contentious, (Boston.com 10/11/17)

•  Wheelock College To Merge With Boston University's School Of Education, (WBUR.org Edify 10/11/17)

•  Jackson challenges Walsh on education, housing, (Bay State Banner 10/10/17)

•  80+ Fenway cultural events will be free on Oct 9th for BPS Families, (Boston.com 10/07/17)

•  Questions swirl on disenrolled pupils at Greater Egleston, (Bay State Banner 10/04/17)



•  Boston to outfit schools with modern furniture, (Boston Globe 10/03/17)

•  SJC will hear appeal on charter school cap, (Boston Herald 09/30/17)

•  Another Boston alternative high school marred by enrollment problems, (Boston Globe 09/28/17)

•  Mayor Walsh Reads 'The Magician's Hat' to Tobin K-8 School Students, (BPS Headlines 09/28/17)

•  Betsy DeVos is coming to Boston and she is in high demand, (Boston Globe 09/25/17)



•  Tito Jackson's record steeped in advocacy, (Boston Globe 09/23/17)

•  Charter advocates weigh in on District 7 race, (Bay State Banner 09/22/17)

•  On the T, a school system ad with an unfortunate misspelling, (Boston Globe 09/22/17)

•  Chang puts Egleston headmaster on leave amid registration snafu, (Boston Herald 09/21/17)

•  Mayor backs new plan to build MLK memorial in Boston, (Boston Globe 09/20/17)



•  26 Boston schools at risk of being declared 'underperforming', (Boston Globe 09/18/17)

•  Harvard, the Stanford of the East, (Boston Globe 09/16/17)

•  Finance chief: Teacher pact 'not inexpensive', (Boston Herald 09/14/17)

•  Boston teachers ratify contract that includes pay raise, (Boston Globe 09/13/17)



•  Northeastern president pledges $500,000 to expand global opportunities for students, (Boston Globe 09/12/17)

•  Mayor Walsh's record on education shows incremental improvements, (Boston Globe 09/10/17)

•  Parents irked by pencil-pushing Walsh, (Boston Herald 09/8/17)

•  On the first day, more Boston school buses arrived late, (Boston Globe 09/07/17)

•  Schools Across Boston Welcome Students Back On First Day, (WBUR.org Edify 09/07/17)



•  In Mattapan, a Haitian Creole program for preschoolers, (Boston Globe 09/07/17)

•  Poll: Don't give raises to Boston's unwanted teachers, (Boston Herald 09/07/17)

•  Group sounds alarm on lead in school taps, (Boston Herald 09/05/17)

•  Ethnic studies eyed by Boston teachers, (Boston Herald 09/05/17)

•  Boston to expand breakfast in classroom program, (Boston Globe 09/01/17)



•  A bad deal for Boston students, (Boston Globe 08/31/17)

•  Tuition spikes send higher education enrollment tumbling, (Boston Herald 08/31/17)

•  Boston Teachers Union gets a contract, (Bay State Banner 08/30/17)

•  BTU RATIFICATION MEETING NOTICE TO ALL EMPLOYEES, (Boston Teacher's Union 08/29/17)



•  Students who occasionally light up don’t see themselves as smokers, survey says, (Boston Globe 08/29/17)

•  Gladys S. Wood, 101, Boston's first African-American public school principal, (Boston Globe 08/27/17)

•  Dorchester Academy faces uncertain future, (Boston Globe 08/25/17)

•  Summary of BTU/BPS TA, (Boston Teacher's Union 08/24/17)

•  Boston Teachers Union, city reach agreement on new contract, (Boston Globe 08/24/17)

•  Mass. grades out as most educated state in US, (Boston Globe 08/23/17)



•  A Boston Program Pays Some Participants To Quit Gangs And Go To College, (WBUR.org Edify 08/22/17)

•  Kathleen Kelley, fierce advocate for teachers, (Boston Globe 08/16/17)

•  Where are Boston's most educated neighborhoods?, (Boston Globe 08/16/17)

•  Closing the achievement gap, one summer camp at a time, (Boston Globe 08/14/17)

•  Dominican parade takes over Jamaica Plain's streets, (Boston Globe 08/14/17)



•  Mass. school evaluations called 'unfair', (Bay State Banner 08/09/17)

•  RATING THE RATINGS ANALYZING THE FIRST 17 ESSA ACCOUNTABILITY PLANS. p.25, (Fordham Institute Summer 2017)

•  Reasons for Felix G. Arroyo's suspension still unclear, (Boston Globe 08/06/17)

•  Boston schools warning of online game reported to encourage teen suicide, (Boston Globe 08/03/17)

•  Summer at sea offers city students new perspectives, (Boston Globe 08/02/17)



•  Some charter school leaders' pay far outpaces their public rivals, (Boston Globe 08/01/17)

•  Inner-city kids get remedial lessons, outdoor fun, (Boston Globe 08/01/17)

•  Expand and reboot often-ignored Metco, (Boston Globe 07/31/17)

•  Boston's human services chief Felix G. Arroyo placed on paid leave, (Boston Globe 07/31/17)

•  'People don't understand that this parade coming down this street is a miracle', (Boston Globe 07/30/17)



•  Can Boston Solve School Lunch?, (City Lab 07/28/17)

•  Lawmakers hope to undo English-only education in Mass., (Boston Globe 07/27/17)

•  MIT's 'Quantum Team' Wins First-ever BPS Transportation Challenge, (BPS Headlines 07/25/17)

•  Boston to consolidate school bus routes, lay off dozens of drivers, (Boston Globe 07/24/17)

•  Boston schools choose new food vendor, (Boston Globe 07/18/17)



•  Two immigrants will get full-ride scholarships to UMass, (Boston Globe 07/16/17)

•  BPS Partnership Summer Programs 2017, (Partners BPS, Summer 2017)

•  Time to update state school funding formula, (Commonwealth Magazine, 07/14/17)

•  Changing of the guard, Jessica Tang, BTU President, (Commonwealth Magazine, 07/11/17)

•  Boston's public libraries to get $102 million overhaul, (Boston Herald, 07/09/17)



•  Four Quick Reference Guides (QRGs) to the 2017 ELA Curriculum Framework..., (DESE News Archives, 07/06/17)

•  2017 Curriculum Frameworks for ELA and for Math are Available..., (DESE News Archives, 06/29/17)

•  BPS Partnership Summer Programs 2017, (Partners BPS, Summer 2017)

•  ELL Update: New Exit Criteria, Equivalent Proficiency Levels, and Recommended..., (DESE News Archives, 06/28/17)

•  A report card on Harvard's Drew Faust, (Boston Globe, 06/26/17)

•  At East Boston High School, a voice to raise up other young immigrants, (Boston Globe, 06/24/17)

•  Concerns mount as student suspension rates soar in Boston, (WCVB.com, 06/24/17)

•  Mayor Walsh, Superintendent Chang Announce Boston Launch of Becoming a Man, (BPS Headlines, 06/21/17)



•  Mayor Walsh, BPS and City Officials Break Ground on Eliot Upper School Renovation, (BPS Headlines, 06/20/17)

•  Scholarships for 65 Boston High School Graduates, (BU Today, 06/15/17)

•  In Boston, An Effort To Turn Summer School Into Something Students Won't Want To Miss, (WBUR Edify, 06/14/17)

•  Boston schools revamp programs to tackle summer learning slide, (Boston Globe, 06/14/17)

•  Immigrants, teachers urge City Council to adopt sanctuary schools measure, (Boston Globe, 06/14/17)



•  Faust, who pushed for diversity at Harvard, to step down, (Boston Globe, 06/24/17)

•  From Xs & Os to ABCs, (Boston Herald, 06/10/17)

•  After-school programs are a lifeline for kids and parents, (Boston Globe, 06/05/17)

•  Boston elementary students receive surprise scholarships, (Boston Globe, 06/03/17)

•  What's Holding Up the BTU Contract?, (Blue Mass Group, 05/31/17)

•  Boston student competing in national spelling bee, (Boston Globe, 05/31/17)



•  'You make Boston Public Schools proud,' 38 valedictorians are told, (Boston Globe, 05/30/17)

•  Schools should eliminate excess pool, (Boston Herald, 05/26/17)

•  ICE spokesman slams Tito Jackson's Sanctuary School Act as 'policy for a non-issue', (Boston Herald, 05/25/17)

•  Diversity gap at Boston Latin proving stubborn, (Boston Globe, 05/22/17)

•  Bolling: Boston teachers union needs to face facts, (Boston Herald, 05/20/17)



•  Unwanted teachers cost $34M, (Boston Herald, 05/20/17)

•  East Boston community rallies to raise money for new school playground, (Boston Herald, 05/19/17)

•  Boston Teachers Union poised to elect 1st person of color as president, (Boston Globe, 05/18/17)

•  Boston Teachers Union’s tall tale, (Boston Globe, 05/18/17)

•  City Hall, teachers union trade accusations, (Boston Herald, 05/18/17)

•  Proposal would demolish, replace Boston Arts Academy, (Boston Globe, 05/17/17)



•  Mayor Walsh 'shocked' by teachers' union accusations over talks, (Boston Herald, 05/17/17)

•  Teachers' union accuses city of running down clock on contract talks, (Boston Herald, 05/17/17)

•  Teachers union calls impasse in negotiations, (Boston Herald, 05/17/17)

•  Boston Teachers Union asks for state intervention after 'impasse' in talks with city, (Boston Globe, 05/16/17)

•  With no foes, ex-teacher has broad support to be next school union prez, (Boston Herald, 05/13/17)



                                                                   

•  Massachusetts' school ballot fight 2nd costliest since 2000, (Boston Herald, 05/13/17)

•  Supt: Mattapan early ed school may get upper grades restored soon, (Boston Herald, 05/11/17)

•  In face of cuts, Boston Public Schools details supports for district's low-performing schools, (Bay State Banner, 05/11/17)

•  A new vision for Roslindale middle schoolers, (Boston Globe, 05/10/17)

•  Boston civil rights groups call for school admissions probe, (Boston Herald, 05/10/17)

•  Diversity progress at elite exam schools is lagging, study says, (Boston Globe, 05/10/17)

•  Boston Latin School is pulled into Harvard race-bias suit, (Boston Globe, 05/09/17)

•  Teen chefs up to healthy challenge, (Boston Herald, 05/03/17)

•  Crossing Boston's Bridge To Excellence To Reach Untapped Talent, (WGBH News, 04/28/17)

•  Creating inclusive schools for LGBTQ students, (Boston Globe, 04/27/17)

•  East Boston High soccer star earns college scholarship, (Boston Herald, 04/26/17)

•  Surprise! East Boston High School student receives full college tuition, (Boston Globe, 04/25/17)

•  BPS parents group aims to shatter funding hierarchy, (Boston Herald, 04/23/17)



                                                                   

•  How Data Is Driving A Math Turnaround At Boston's English High, (WBUR.org Edify, 04/12/17)

•  Union accuses Boston School Department of trying to silence teachers, (Boston Globe, 04/11/17)

•  How One Boston Teacher Is Building Self-Esteem With A Song, (WBUR Edify, 04/06/17)

•  Young boy shot in Roxbury expected to recover, (Boston Globe, 04/03/17)

•  5-year-old boy shot in back in Roxbury, (Boston Herald, 04/03/17)

•  Special Report: Juvenile gun arrest rate doubles in city, (Boston Herald, 04/03/17)

•  Per-pupil school funding widens some equity gaps, (Bay State Banner, 03/31/17)

•  Rachel Skerritt named headmaster at Boston Latin School, (Boston Globe, 03/24/17)

•  First African-American named to lead BLS, (Boston Herald, 03/24/17)

•  Teaming up vs. youth violence, (Boston Herald, 03/21/17)



                                                                   

•  Boston teachers' union holds walk-in to protest stalled contract negotiations, (Bay State Banner, 03/15/17)

•  Boston teachers' union calls for protest as contract talks stall, (Boston Herald, 03/15/17)

•  Even with the lights out, Boston School Committee meetings push on, (Boston Globe, 03/13/17)

•  Group to study return to elected Boston school board (Boston Herald, 03/09/17)

•  Applications Double for Boston Charter Schools Under New Enrollment System, (Education Next, 03/08/17)

•  For Boston charters, a record spike in applicants, (Boston Globe, 03/06/17)

•  BLS alums recognized, (Boston Herald, 03/04/17)

•  How Boston achieved its record high school graduation rate, (Christian Science Monitor, 03/03/17)

•  School budget plan ripped for impact on minority pupils, (Boston Herald, 03/02/17)

•  Mayor: BPS closures not viable option, (Boston Herald, 03/02/17)

•  Loophole lets veteran educators work on licenses meant for new teachers, (Fox25Boston.com, 03/01/17)

•  Report: Half of Boston's school buildings in 'fair' condition, (Boston Globe, 03/01/17)

•  Weak 'Build BPS' plan rollout angers parents, (Boston Herald, 03/01/17)




•  Hundreds of Boston teachers working without proper licenses, (Fox25Boston.com, 02/28/17)

•  State's high school graduation rate sets record as Boston makes strides, (Boston Globe, 02/28/17)

•  BPS launches website to provide aid to immigrants, (Boston Globe, 02/25/17)

•  BPS unveils new website for immigrant families, (Boston Herald, 02/25/17)

•  Boston teachers get big-buck bump, (Boston Herald, 02/23/17)

•  City of Boston Employee Earnings Report 2016-2017, (City of Boston, 02/23/17)

•  Walsh blasts Trump over transgender policy in schools, (Boston Globe, 02/23/17)

•  Mass. should diversify teaching force - and here's how, (Boston Globe, 02/22/17)



•  Walsh, Chang Announce Makeeba Mccreary as Managing Director and Senior Advisor..., (BPS Headlines, 02/10/17)

•  Jackson seeks school nurses, transit passes for students, (Boston Globe, 02/02/17)

•  Shot fired at BPS district office, (Boston Herald, 02/02/17)

•  Boston city officials unveil new school budget plan, (Bay State Banner, 02/01/17)

•  BPS FY18 Budget Proposal to Include Projected $40 Million Increase, (BPS Headlines, 02/01/17)



•  BPS eyes $1M hike in spending to help homeless students, (Boston Herald, 01/31/17)

•  Maguire: MCAS test flunks at city schools, (Boston Herald, 01/28/17)

•  Parents challenge Chang on extended school day, (Boston Herald, 01/28/17)

•  You're not in Kansas anymore. This 'Wiz' is set in Roxbury, (Boston Globe, 01/27/17)

•  Mayor was at Tobin School when shooting erupted outside, (Boston Globe, 01/26/17)

•  Mayor Walsh plans ways to hike school funding, (Bay State Banner, 01/25/17)



•  Shots fired in Mission Hill near elementary school, (Boston Globe, 01/24/17)

•  Walsh's universal pre-K plan faces hurdles, (Boston Globe, 01/19/17)

•  Read the full text of Mayor Walsh's 'State of the City', (Boston Globe, 01/18/17)

•  Walsh tries again for pre-kindergarten expansion, (Boston Globe, 01/18/17)

•  Thinking big about Boston Public Schools, (Boston Globe, 01/17/17)

•  How Mayor Walsh will push for more state money for Boston schools, (Boston Globe, 01/17/17)

•  MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATION FINANCE REFORM LEGISLATION, (Mayor Walsh Press Release, 01/17/17)

•  A President Who Inspired Big Dreams, and Big Smiles, in a Young Generation, (New York Times, 01/14/17)

•  Parents to pols: Save our schools, (Boston Herald, 01/14/17)

•  Charter Schools – Amendments for Boston Schools, (Mitchell D. Chester, Ed.D., Commissioner, 01/13/17)

•  Parents see charter-school stance as factor in mayoral race, (Boston Herald, 01/13/17)



•  Martellus Bennett helps Tobin K-8 School in need of library books, (WHDH.com, 01/12/17)

•  Martellus Bennett 'saves the day,' fulfills Boston school fundraiser, (Boston Globe, 01/11/17)

•  Back by Popular Demand: Getting Started with Google, (BTU eBulletin, 01/10/17)

•  Darrell Anane's Rookie Year: Learning The Limits Of A Teacher's Control, (WBUR.org Edify, 01/06/17)

•  Walsh reappoints School Committee chairman, (Boston Globe, 01/02/16)

•  Make arts education standard, (Boston Globe, 01/01/17)

•  City adds MassBay to tuition-free plan for BPS grads from low-income families, (Boston Herald, 12/30/16)

•  BuildBPS report examines changing student demographics, (Bay State Banner, 12/29/16)

•  BU expands scholarships for Boston public school grads, (Boston Globe, 12/26/16)

•  Boston Schools Superintendent Tommy Chang's First Year — And First Report Card, (WBUR Edify, 12/26/16)

•  More openness needed on Boston teachers contract, (Boston Globe, 12/26/16)

•  Happy children tear open presents at Boston gift giveaway, (Boston Globe, 12/25/16)

•  Boston's bigs give smiles playing Santa, (Boston Herald, 12/25/16)



•  Black alumni create refuge for BLS students, (Boston Globe, 12/24/16)

•  Heslam: Teacher, Hanover neighbors help Boston kids play Santa, (Boston Herald, 12/23/16)

•  A twin package at New Mission, (Boston Globe, 12/22/16)

•  No cuts for BPS, but Walsh sees need for increased efficiency, (Boston Herald, 12/20/16)

•  The High School Of The Future - Right Here In Boston, (WBUR Edify, 12/16/16)

•  Boston delays vote on changing school grade spans, (Boston Globe, 12/16/16)

•  Headmaster at Madison Park school on leave, (Boston Globe, 12/15/16)

•  New Hub group organizes parents, teachers, students for education agenda, (Bay State Banner, 12/14/16)

•  Bostonians of the Year 2016: Kylie Webster-Cazeau and Meggie Noel, (Boston Globe, 12/14/16)

•  President of Boston Teachers Union to retire in June, (Boston Globe, 12/13/16)

•  Innovation growing at Boston Public Schools, (Boston Herald, 12/09/16)





•  BPS Expand Extended Learning Time to an Additional 39 Schools Next Year, (BPS Headlines, 12/07/16)

•  Mattahunt puts focus on options for turnaround schools, (Bay State Banner, 12/07/16)

•  Boston school days could soon get longer by 40 minutes, (Boston Globe, 12/07/16)

•  Boston students take to streets, protest Trump admin., (Bay State Banner, 12/07/16)

•  Mass. shines on global test (PISA), but math scores slip, (Boston Globe, 12/06/16)

•  Boston students' protest raises rights question, (Boston Herald, 12/06/16)

•  BPS and Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative Launch Data-Sharing Agreement..., (BPS Headlines, 12/05/16)

•  Hundreds of students walk out of Boston schools, colleges, (Boston Globe, 12/05/16)

•  Mayor Marty Walsh to protesters: Stay in school, (Boston Herald, 12/05/16)

•  Boston students plan walkout Monday in protest of Trump, (Boston Globe, 12/04/16)

•  Boston students plan class walkout to protest Trump, (Boston Herald, 12/03/16)



•  Boston puts brakes on changing school start times, (Boston Globe, 12/03/16)

•  Boston considers changing school start times to save on busing costs, (Boston Globe, 12/01/16)

•  Mattahunt parents urge state to halt school closing, (Boston Herald, 11/30/16)

•  Angry parents want answers from school, (Boston Herald, 11/29/16)

•  BPS Open House Events to Help Families with School Registration Decisions, (BPS Headlines, 11/28/16)

•  BPS reviews communication breakdown after alleged sex assault on bus, (Boston Herald, 11/24/16)

•  School lagged in requesting bus monitor after allegations, (Boston Herald, 11/23/16)

•  Massachusetts Introduces Public Lookup Tool for Educator Licensure, (DESE News, 11/23/16)

•  Lewd bus claim sparks anger, (Boston Herald, 11/22/16)

•  Your child's pencils are likely being crowdfunded, (Boston Globe, 11/21/16)

•  Pre-approved Graphic Organizers, Checklists, and Supplemental Reference Sheets, for use by SWD, (DESE News, 11/18/16)

•  Walsh prepares to lead a conversation about race, (Boston Globe, 11/18/16)

•  Program sends Boston leaders to school, (BPS Headlines, 11/17/16)

•  Tour Boston's Exam Schools This Fall, (Edify, 11/17/16)

•  How One Boston School Helps Young Students With Complex Feelings About The Election, (Edify, 11/17/16)

•  Boston School Committee votes to close failing school, (Boston Globe, 11/17/16)

•  Patriots Tight End and Author Martellus Bennett Reads to Students at Tobin School, (BPS Headlines, 11/16/16)

•  A Roslindale principal wrote this moving letter to students..., (Boston.com, 11/15/16)

•  Read the touching letter a principal wrote to students..., (Upworthy.com, 11/11/16)



•  Bay State schools offer grief counselors to students after election, (Boston Herald, 11/10/16)

•  BPS Start and End Times for 2016-2017, (Donna E. Muncey 11/09/16)

•  Post-Election Letter from Superintendent Tommy Chang, (BPS Supt. Chang, 11/09/16)

•  Schools offer counseling, support for students, staff, (Boston Globe, 11/09/16)

•  Schools That Work, (New York Times, 11/04/16)

•  Plan calls for closure of Mattahunt, (Boston Herald, 11/03/16)

•  BPS open house highlights 10-year-plan process, (Bay State Banner, 11/02/16)

•  Are families lying to get children into top city schools?, (Boston Globe, 11/01/16)

•  Teachers' unions want charter school ad starring Baker removed, (Boston Globe, 10/31/16)

•  Adding charter schools is about opportunity, not just funding, (Boston Globe, 10/27/16)

•  Investing in Student Success: 10 Big Ideas..., (BPS, 10/25/16)

•  Boston School Dept. Details 'Big Ideas' To Close Budget Gap, (WBUR Edify, 10/25/16)

•  Boston school closings are back on the table, (Boston Globe, 10/25/16)



•  Students pan BLS dress code, (Boston Herald, 10/24/16)

•  Lawmakers working for homeless Mass. youth, (Boston Herald, 10/23/16)

•  Minority parents decry charter cap, (Boston Herald, 10/21/16)

•  Vote 'no' on Question 2, (Boston Globe, 10/18/16)

•  A new class of promise for BLS racial harmony, (Boston Herald, 10/13/16)

•  School Committee Votes No on 2, then District Votes No on Buttons, (BTU, 10/12/16)

•  BPS envisions future of education and school facilities, (Bay State Banner, 10/12/16)

•  Boston School Committee Unanimously Votes #NoOn2, (BTU, 10/11/16)

•  Minority hiring advocate tells BPS to get more 'aggressive', (Boston Herald, 10/12/16)



•  Boston School Committee opposes charter school question, (Boston Globe, 10/06/16)

•  High School students learn pathways to entrepreneurship with BUILD, (Bay State Banner, 10/05/16)

•  When does charter school politicking cross the line?, (Boston Globe, 10/05/16)

•  In a fourth-grade classroom, embrace of differences makes a powerful impact, (Boston Globe, 10/04/16)

•  Boston middle schoolers immersed in STEM topics, (Boston Globe, 10/04/16)

•  The politics of a Boston Latin School education, (Boston Globe, 10/03/16)

•  Boston school construction project delayed, (Boston Globe, 10/01/16)

•  Black leaders call for elected ed board, but members think otherwise, (Boston Globe, 10/01/16)

•  BPS Debut Interactive Model for Math Education, Launches Partnership with New Classrooms, (BPS Headlines, 09/29/16)

•  TechBoston Academy launches new personalized math curriculum, (Boston Globe, 09/29/16)



•  US attorney thinks Boston Latin reforms will help racial climate, (Boston Globe, 09/29/16)

•  Civil rights violated at Boston Latin School, feds say, (Bay State Banner, 09/28/16)

•  It's time for vocational schools to get some respect, (Boston Globe, 09/28/16)

•  Message from the BTU President: Political Work, Assessment and Accountability Results, (BTU ebulletin, 09/27/16)

•  Marty Walsh is right to rip state for BLS downgrade, (Boston Herald, 09/27/16)

•  Feds: BLS acted with 'insufficient seriousness', (Boston Herald, 09/27/16)

•  BPS Celebrates Twelve Schools Rising to Level 1 Status in New DESE Accountability Data, (BPS Headlines, 09/26/16)

•  U.S. Attorney finds Boston Latin School in violation of Civil Rights Act, (Boston Herald, 09/26/16)

•  Probe finds discrimination at Boston Latin, (Boston Globe, 09/26/16)

•  Mayor: State 'completely wrong' to downgrade Boston Latin, (Boston Herald, 09/26/16)

•  Boston Latin, Clap schools lose top standing after 15 students opt out of test, (Boston Globe, 09/26/16)



•  Could Boston go to 6-year high schools?, (Boston Globe, 09/26/16)

•  BPS looking to turn the page on lack of libraries, (Boston Herald, 09/23/16)

•  Tommy Chang can't make top grade in first-year report card, (Boston Herald, 09/22/16)

•  Tommy Chang gets good marks in first job review, (Boston Globe, 09/21/16)

•  Boston School Committee may oppose charter school measure, (Boston Globe, 09/21/16)

•  MAYOR WALSH Announces Updates to BPS Facilities, (Boston.gov, 09/16/16)

•  Boston students denied ride by MBTA drivers, (Boston Globe, 09/10/16)

•  The charter school bargain, (Boston Globe, 00/09/16)

•  Councilor blasts BPS sneaks, (Boston Herald, 00/09/16)

•  BLS students hope for a fresh start as year begins, (Boston Globe, 09/08/16)



•  Shuttering, consolidating schools remain options, Tommy Chang says, (Bay State Banner, 09/07/16)

•  Final test of survival for Madison, (Boston Herald, 08/31/16)

•  BPS closings on the way?, (Boston Herald, 08/30/16)



•  Boston boosts diversity in preparing for exam school tests, (Boston Globe, 08/30/16)

•  City teachers try to make do with fewer staff, supplies, (Bay State Banner, 08/24/16)

•  Boston Latin School on crash course to tackle racial tension, (Boston Herald, 08/23/16)

•  Chang: Close gap, nurture diversity, (Boston Herald, 08/18/16)



•  City Council urges schools to shut down all water fountains, (Boston Herald, 08/18/16)

•  BPS parents call for city to replace aging pipes, (Boston Herald, 08/18/16)

•  Water hazard in Boston schools, (Boston Herald, 08/17/16)

•  Superintendent: Water fountains at 7 BPS schools test positive for unsafe lead levels, (Boston Herald, 08/16/16)

•  Special Report: Homeless forced from motels deal with 'chaos and anxiety', (Boston Herald 08/16/16)



•  Charter schools seek to expand, (Boston Globe 08/15/16)

•  Madison headmaster cited for improperly taking sick days, (Boston Globe, 08/08/16)

•  More than 100 displaced Boston teachers still lack classroom assignments, (Boston Globe, 08/07/16)



•  Homelessness takes toll on schools, (Boston Herald, 08/06/16)

•  Boston schools bypass internal hiring of some teachers, (Boston Globe, 08/31/14)

•  Probe: BLS failed to act properly on 17 cases of racial bias, (Boston Herald, 08/04/16)

•  Letter from Superintendent Chang, (Superintendent Chang, 08/03/16)

•  BPS Press Release: BPS Office of Equity Completes Extensive Investigation at BLS, (BPS Office of Equity, 08/03/16)

•  EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Investigation of Violations of BPS Nondiscrimination Policies at BLS: Phase II, (BPS Office of Equity, 08/03/16)

•  Executive Summary Assessment of the Racial Climate at the BLS, (Vision Inc)

•  NAACP prez: Report of racial allegations at BLS 'truth catching up to reality', (Boston Herald, 08/03/16)

•  More than a dozen 'bias-based' cases found at BLS, (Boston Globe, 08/03/16)



•  What Boston's Preschools Get Right, (Atlantic, 08/02/16)

•  Principal who transformed school honored on retirement, (Boston Globe, 07/30/16)

•  Home is where the art is, (Bay State Banner, 07/27/16)

•  Talks between city, teachers union hit obstacles, (Boston Globe, 07/26/16)



•  Supt. Chang Letter to BPS Community RE: WGBH Article on Exam Schools, (Supt. Chang, 07/20/16)

•  Walsh, Chang dispute report on exam schools, (Boston Globe, 07/20/16)

•  BPS Weighing Proposal To Bar Applications From Parochial, Private, And Charter Schools, (WGBH.com, 07/20/16)

•  Chang to revamp school leadership with deputy's exit, (Boston Globe, 07/18/16)

•  At BLS, how furor unfolded behind the scenes, (Boston Globe, 07/14/16)

•  2 Madison Park administrators lack state licenses, (Boston Globe, 07/12/16)

•  Mayor signs $2.98B Fiscal Year 2017 Budget, (Bay State Banner, 07/08/16)

•  City Council OK's Walsh's new budget, (Bay State Banner, 07/06/16)

•  Council approves city budget amid education fight, (Boston Globe, 06/29/16)

•  Council to vote on city budget, school funding, (Boston Globe, 06/28/16)



•  Boston Latin alumni decry 'secret process' for admissions changes, (Boston Globe, 07/04/16)

•  Boston mulls changes to admission rules for exam schools, (Boston Globe, 07/02/16)

•  Civil rights leaders, clergy renew focus on racial climate, (Boston Globe, 06/29/16)

•  Black leaders seek change with new BLS headmaster, (Boston Herald, 06/29/16)

•  Boston Latin turmoil also moment of opportunity, (Commonwealth Magazine, 06/28/16)

•  Chang taps former BLS headmaster as school's interim leader, (Boston Globe, 06/28/16)

•  Who will be Boston Latin's interim headmaster?, (Boston Globe, 06/28/16)

•  Black leader: Mayor's BLS spin game only hurting himself, (Boston Herald, 06/28/16)



•  Marty Walsh calls in reinforcement for Boston Latin investigation, (Boston Herald, 06/27/16)

•  Committing to racial justice key to Marty Walsh's re-election bid, (Boston Herald, 06/27/16)

•  Will Boston Public Schools adopt later high school start times?, (Boston.com, 06/27/16)

•  Superintendent to name interim Boston Latin headmaster, (Boston Globe, 06/26/16)

•  Let's get past the blame, (Boston Herald, 06/26/16)

•  District finds BLS mishandled racially charged incidents, (Boston Herald, 06/25/16)

•  BLS alumni at odds, (Boston Herald, 06/25/16)



•  Fueling the fires of a crisis at Boston Latin School, (Boston Globe, 06/24/16)

•  Alleged gag order, mayor's meddling ripped at Latin School rally, (Boston Herald, 06/24/16)

•  What's next for Boston Latin?, (Boston Globe, 06/24/16)

•  Defenders, critics of Teta, Flynn speak out, (Boston Herald, 06/24/16)

•  Gelzinis: Loss of two leaders is high price to pay, (Boston Herald, 06/24/16)

•  Read BLS administrator Malcolm Flynn's resignation letter, (Boston Globe, 06/24/16)



•  BLS faculty clash with Walsh, Chang, (Boston Globe, 06/23/16)

•  BLS teachers speak out about resignations after tense meeting with Mayor Walsh, (Boston.com, 06/23/16)

•  Frustrated teachers turn on mayor outside Boston Latin School, (Boston Herald, 06/23/16)

•  DOJ talks to BLS students, (Boston Herald, 06/23/16)

•  2nd Boston Latin administrator resigns, blasts Tommy Chang, (Boston Herald, 06/23/16)

•  Second Boston Latin administrator quits, criticizes Chang, Walsh, (Boston Globe, 06/22/16)

•  Black leaders seek change after headmaster steps down, (Boston Globe, 06/22/16)

•  Spotlight on Supt. Tommy Chang after Boston Latin headmaster quits, (Boston Herald, 06/22/16)

•  BLS students hope for closure after sudden resignation, (Boston Globe, 06/22/16)

•  Latin School headmaster blames 'outside' forces for strife, (Boston Herald, 06/22/16)

•  How Boston Latin speaks to America's diversity troubles, (Boston Globe Opinion, 06/22/16)

           

•  Education chief says no secrets in BPS planning, (Bay State Banner, 06/22/16)

•  Embattled Boston Latin headmaster quits her post, (Boston Herald, 06/21/16)

•  Boston Latin School headmaster's statement on resignation, (Boston Globe, 06/21/16)

•  Amid controversy, Boston Latin headmaster resigns, (Boston Globe, 06/21/16)

•  BPS budget puts city at a crossroads, (Bay State Banner, 06/20/16)

•  Can receivership save a failing Boston school?, (Boston Globe, 06/20/16)



•  Five schools cited for discipline bias, (Boston Herald, 06/16/16)

•  Boston budget chief David Sweeney: 'We have no plans to close schools', (Boston Herald, 06/16/16)

•  Boston City Council votes down Walsh budget, (Bay State Banner, 06/15/16)

•  Boston Proudly Invests in its Schools, (David Sweeney, CFO City of Boston, 06/13/16)

•  Where we stand in education; how we stand up for all our students, (MayorMartyWalsh.com, 06/13/16)

•  BPS racial focus 'only beginning', (Boston Herald, 06/12/16)

•  Resilience on display at Burke school, (Boston Globe, 06/10/16)

•  At Burke school, graduation in the shadow of tragedy, (Boston Globe, 06/10/16)

•  City council rejects budget, calls for more public school funding, (Boston.com 06/08/16)

•  Chang: We pray that one day we can see an end to senseless violence, (Boston Globe 06/08/16)

•  Teen dead, 3 wounded in shooting near Jeremiah E. Burke High School, (Boston Herald 06/08/16)

•  Police seek help after student killed outside Boston school, (Boston Globe 06/08/16)

•  For this class, graduation is an EPIC event, (Boston Globe 06/08/16)

•  School building sell-off?, (Bay State Banner, 06/07/16)

•  BPS students overtook the district's budget forum Tuesday with tough questions for the superintendent", (Boston.com 06/07/16)





•  Parents say records show Walsh quietly aims to shut schools, (Boston Globe 06/07/16)

•  McKinsey Report Steering Committee Working Draft, (Released April 2016)



•  Treating at-risk kids as an afterthought, (Boston Globe, 06/06/16)

•  Long-delayed preschool report advises further study, (Boston Globe 06/04/16)

•  Facilities plan seen as part of charter strategy, (Bay State Banner 06/01/16)

•  Boston celebrates its valedictorians and their disparate stories, (Boston Globe 05/31/16)

•  Plan to rate teachers based on test scores is under fire, (Boston Globe 05/31/16)

•  School Department Imposes Plan to Evaluate Using Test Scores, Recruits Teachers to Help, (BTU eBulletin 05/26/16)

•  Senate votes to kill mandate tying student test scores to educator evaluations, (Massachusetts Teacher Association 05/26/16)

•  Valedictorian credits school's support network, (Bay State Banner 05/25/16)

•  Boston school panel to review proposals on water policy, (Boston Globe 05/25/16)

•  Students at center of school funding battle, (Bay State Banner 05/25/16)

•  Discipline for BLS boss news to many students, (Boston Herald 05/25/16)



                                                                   

•  #BlackAtBLS leaders say racial climate unchanged, (Boston Herald 05/23/16)

•  Boston Latin students release new video claiming school climate hasn't changed, (Boston Globe 05/23/16)

•  Boston student walkout about cuts and more, (Commonwealth Magazine 05/18/16)

•  Stop playing politics, and fix the Boston schools, (Boston Globe 05/18/16)

•  BPS walkout may position Tito Jackson for mayoral run, (Boston Herald 05/18/16)

•  Hundreds of BPS students stage walkout in protest of proposed budget cuts, (Boston Herald 05/17/16)

•  Mayor, councilor spar over today's BPS walkout, (Boston Herald 05/17/16)

•  Boston students walk out to protest school cuts, (Boston Globe 05/17/16)

•  Reports on social media of Boston student walkout, (Boston Globe 05/17/16)

•  Students plan 2nd walkout over cuts to school funding, (Boston Globe 05/16/16)

•  Marty Walsh restores school cuts, but still $5M short, (Boston Herald 05/11/16)

•  BPS does about-face on nonprofit partner contracts, (Boston Herald 05/11/16)

•  Mayor Walsh Announces Release of New Data Dashboard Insight to Demographics of City's Workforce, (CityofBoston.gov 05/10/16)



•  City councilors call for BPS to shut down all school fountains, (Boston Herald 05/07/16)

•  Turn off all city school water fountains, 12 councilors demand, (Boston Herald 05/06/16)

•  Boston City Council Letter to Superintendent Chang and Chairman O'Neill, (Boston City Council 05/05/16)

•  2 Boston school staffers put on leave amid lead-tainted water probe, (Boston Globe 05/05/16)

•  Boston students might have drunk from lead-contaminated fountains, (Boston.com 05/05/16)

•  All levels of BPS community protest budget cuts, (Boston Globe 05/04/16)

•  Lead-tainted water is found at more Boston schools, (Boston Globe 05/04/16)

•  Why Boston Latin’s problems are everyone's problem, (Boston Globe 05/04/16)

•  McKinsey Report Released After FOIA Requests, Calls for 30-50 School Closings, (BTU.org 05/03/16)

•  Education czar on Boston stop urges 'inclusive' hires, (Boston Globe 05/03/16)

•  BPS review suggested massive school closures, (Boston Globe 04/29/16)

•  Unsafe lead levels found in two more city schools, (Boston Globe 04/26/16)

•  School closings are tough but necessary, (Boston Globe 04/25/16)

•  At BLS, little outreach to city's black, Latino students, (Boston Globe 04/23/16)

•  Boston Public Schools Operational Review by McKinsey & Co, (BPS April 2015)



                                                                   

•  Editorial: Simple salary math, (Boston Herald Editorial 04/20/16)

•  Teachers union rips educator pay study, (Boston Herald 04/19/16)

•  BTU and BPS Fail to Reach Agreement on DESE Mandate to Issue 'Impact on Student Learning' Ratings, (BTU.org News 04/13/16)

•  BTU and BPS Fail to Reach Agreement on New Policy Creating District-Determined Measures, (BTU.org News 04/12/16)

•  Educator Evaluation: Student Impact Rating, (DESE)

•  Educator Evaluation: Student & Staff Feedback, (DESE)

•  Scrutiny put on BPS suspensions, (Bay State Banner 04/13/16)

•  BTU and BPS Fail to Reach Agreement on New Policy Creating District-Determined Measures, (BTU.org 04/12/16)

•  School discipline policies criticized, defended, (Boston Globe 04/12/16)

•  Council to study school discipline, (Boston Herald 04/11/16)

•  School closings bring pain, and not always savings, (Boston Globe 04/11/16)

•  Madison Park High hopes GE philanthropy pledge will aid in turnaround, (Boston Globe 04/07/16)

•  BPS shouldn't rehire bus drivers who put kids at risk, (Boston Globe 04/06/16)

•  Former Brighton school principal claims racial discrimination in her removal, (Channel 5 WCVB.com 04/05/16)

•  Lynch: Wait for probe before BLS decision, (Boston Herald 04/05/16)

•  Calls intensify for Boston Public Schools race investigation, (Boston Herald 04/04/16)



                                                                   

•  Educators claim racial bias exists in BPS discipline, (Boston Herald 04/04/16)

•  Tito Jackson calls out bias in schools' discipline system, (Boston Herald 04/04/16)

•  NAACP calls for ouster of Boston Latin's embattled leader, (Boston Herald 03/31/16)

•  Recovery begins at Madison Park Voc Tech, (Bay State Banner 03/30/16)

•  Boston schools moved to fix lead in water — and now it's worse, (Boston Globe 03/29/16)

•  The new challenges facing Boston Public Schools, (Boston Globe 03/29/16)

•  Boston students get active, help starving children overseas, (Boston Globe 03/28/16)

•  Mayor Walsh: Adults are giving 'misinformation' to protesting students, (Boston.com 03/25/16)

•  Boston school budget gap filled, for now, but hard decisions remain, (Boston Globe 03/24/16)

•  Protesters upset by $1B BPS budget, urge taxes on rich, (Boston Herald 03/24/16)

•  Some Boston school tap water hasn't been tested for lead in years, (Boston Globe 03/24/16)

•  Boston School Committee adopts controversial budget, (Boston Globe 03/23/16)

•  Teachers union walks out of talks with city, (Boston Globe 03/23/16)

•  Chang proposes earlier school start date, scrapping Feb. break, (Boston Globe 03/22/16)

•  Fourth graders are getting unequal educations, says Chang, (Bay State Banner 03/23/16)



                                                                   

•  Panel recommended city take lead on preschool network, (Boston Globe 03/22/16)

•  Gabrielle Farrell as Deputy Chief of Staff of Communications at BPS, (CityofBoston.gov 03/21/16)

•  Can you spell c-h-a-m-p-i-o-n?, (Boston Globe 03/19/16)

•  Pride and pressure at prestigious Boston Latin, (Boston Globe 03/19/16)

•  BLS student says teacher greeted her with slur during class, (Boston Globe 03/17/16)

•  Mom asks BLS to fire teacher over racial slur, (Boston Herald 03/17/16)

•  Here's what's in the updated BPS budget and what's not, (Boston.com 03/16/16)

•  4 looming concerns before the BPS budget hearing, (Boston.com 03/16/16)

•  Boston Latin School parent meets with headmaster, asks for teacher to be fired, (Boston Herald 03/16/16)

•  Tommy Chang optimistic about extra funding for BPS, (Boston Herald 03/14/16)

•  The education of Tommy Chang, (Boston Globe 03/13/16)

•  After student walkouts, Walsh moves to block budget cuts, (Boston Globe 03/11/16)

•  'We Were Listening': Walsh Calls Off Proposed School Cuts, (Boston.cbslocal.com 03/11/16)

•  How a group of Boston teenagers organized a massive district-wide protest, (Boston.com 03/11/16)

•  Student walkout promoted by union-affiliated organizations, (Boston Globe 03/10/16)

•  Boston teachers praise student protest as a real-life history lesson, (Boston.com 03/09/16)



                                                                   

•  Boston students walk out of classes in protest, (Boston Herald 03/08/16)

•  More than 1,000 Boston students march to protest cuts, (Boston Globe 03/07/16)

•  Reports from the scene of the Boston Public Schools protests, (Boston Globe 03/07/16)

•  More than 2,000 BPS students walk out of class to protest budget cuts, (Boston.com 03/07/16)

•  BPS students plan to walk out of class Monday to protest budget cuts, (Boston.com 03/07/16)

•  Veteran educator chosen to help improve racial climate at BLS, (Boston Globe 03/05/16)

•  Chang calls on Holland to 'partner' with BLS, (Boston Herald 03/05/16)

•  Retired administrator named to help at Boston Latin School, (Boston Herald 03/04/16)

•  BPS Human Capital Initiative A bold approach to improve the quality of BPS teachers in the classroom, (BMRB.org 03/03/16)

•  Family of student threatened wants consequences in the case, (Boston Globe 03/03/16)

•  Feds launch probe into racism at BLS, (Boston Herald 03/03/16)

•  U.S. Attorney Ortiz to probe race complaints at Boston Latin, (Boston Herald 03/02/16)

•  US to investigate racial allegations at Boston Latin, (Boston Public 03/02/16)

•  Mayor Walsh announces savings account pilot program for five BPS Schools, (Boston.com 03/02/16)

•  BPS: No-bid contracts put needed skin in game, (Boston Herald 03/01/16)



                                                                   

•  Special Report: Plugged-in groups snag $40M in no-bid Boston schools contracts, (Boston Herald 02/29/16)

•  #BlackatBLS: 'World is watching' Boston Latin teachers, admins, (Boston Herald 02/28/16)

•  Coming together to fix Boston Latin School, (Boston Herald 02/28/16)

•  Problems of Race at BLS More Serious Than Name Calling Says School Chief Chang, (WGBH.org 02/27/16)

•  Advocates seek federal race probe of BLS, (Boston Herald 02/27/16)

•  Community leaders, Walsh discuss Boston Latin racism allegations, (Boston Herald 02/27/16)

•  Leaders unite in call for federal probe of Boston Latin School, (Boston Herald 02/26/16)

•  Boston Latin headmaster finally speaks, but won't answer tough questions, (Boston Herald 02/26/16)

•  Boston Latin headmaster says she will not resign, (Boston Globe 02/25/16)

•  Boston Latin headmaster ducks questions in first interview, (Boston Herald 02/25/16)

•  Mayor Walsh: No need for federal case, (Boston Herald 02/25/16)

•  A 'starving' school system?, (Boston Globe 02/25/16)

•  Mayor Walsh: Fed probe of Boston Latin 'not necessary', (Boston Herald 02/24/16)

•  Fed probe sought for embattled BLS, (Boston Herald 02/24/16)

•  NAACP blasts Boston Latin parents' group for backing headmaster, (Boston Herald 02/23/16)



                                                                   

•  Latin School head apologizes for slow response to racial incidents, (Boston Globe 02/23/16)

•  BLS headmaster apologizes, (Boston Herald 02/23/16)

•  Chang says probe into Boston Latin School is closed, (Boston Globe 02/23/16)

•  BLS students call for apology, (Boston Herald 02/23/16)

•  BLS B.L.A.C.K. in response to the report released by the Office of Equity, (BLACKatBLS Letter 02/22/16)

•  NAACP branch calls for ouster of Boston Latin's headmaster, (Boston Globe 02/22/16)

•  Boston Latin School alumna wants 'in-school reform', (Boston Herald 02/22/16)

•  Students, black leaders question scope of Boston Latin probe, (Boston Globe 02/21/16)

•  #BlackAtBLS: 'Incomplete' report not making the grade, (Boston Herald 02/20/16)

•  Black leaders: Report on BLS 'unacceptable', (Boston Herald 02/19/16)

•  Report says BLS did not adequately probe racial slur, (Boston Herald 02/19/16)

•  Researchers tackle BPS school assignment system equity as many clamor for answers, (Bay State Banner 02/19/16)

•  Boston Latin School headmaster faces no discipline in race flap, (Boston Herald 02/18/16)

•  Protesters rally against cuts to Boston's school budget, (Boston Globe 02/17/16)

•  Boston Latin students who launched race dialogue draw praise, (Boston Globe 02/15/16)



                                                                   

•  Students decry cuts during School Committee meeting, (Bay State Banner 02/14/16)

•  Colin Rose Appointed Assistant Superintendent of Opportunity and Achievement Gaps, (Bay State Banner 02/12/16)

•  Boston Payroll for all employees 2015, (Boston Herald 02/06/16)

•  Restore the Budget Day, (BTU.org 02/04/16)

•  Superintendente de Escuelas se pronuncia sobre acusaciones de discriminación en BLS, (El Planeta 02/04/16)

•  Boston Latin School parents urged to bypass administration, (Boston Herald 02/04/16)

•  Boston school budget seeks more pre-school seats, (Boston Globe 02/03/16)

•  Boston students made a video to show what $875,000 in budget cuts looks like, (Boston.com 02/03/16)

•  Boston Compact Report on Unified Enrollment Meetings Letter, (Boston Compact 02/03/16)

•  Leaders call for action vs. BLS head, (Boston Herald 02/03/16)

•  #BlackatBLS campaign gets school officials' ears, (Bay State Banner 02/03/16)

•  Pols: BLS students not told how to file complaint, (Boston Herald 02/01/16)

•  Black enrollment at Boston Latin falls sharply, (Boston Globe 01/31/16)

•  Larger racial issues seen in school inaction, (Boston Herald 01/31/16)

•  Walsh: Keep politics out of BLS response, (Boston Herald 01/30/16)



                                                                   

•  Officials ignored race complaints, (Boston Herald 01/30/16)

•  Community leader has seen school's blind eye on race, (Boston Herald 01/28/16)

•  Students: Boston Latin School an 'unsafe' environment, (Boston Herald 01/28/16)

•  Latin Academy students punished for social media posts, (Boston Globe 01/26/16)

•  Superintendent meets with angry Boston Latin students, (Boston Globe 01/26/16)

•  Tito Jackson urges adults to 'step up' and call for citywide probe of taunts, (Boston Globe 01/26/16)

•  A Memo to the Boston Latin School Community, (From: Lynne Mooney Teta 01/25/16)

•  NAACP prez calls for 'external entity' to perform citywide racism inquiry, (Boston Herald 01/25/16)

•  Mayor: Lessons gleaned from Boston Latin should be city policy, (Boston Herald 01/25/16)

•  BLS leaders join long list of civil rights crusaders, (Boston Herald 01/25/16)

•  Boston Latin students call for solidarity, (Boston Herald 01/24/16)

•  Boston delays extended learning at 14 schools, (Boston Globe 01/23/16)

•  Students at another school share similar experiences, (Boston Herald 01/23/16)

•  Outspoken girls praised by pair of black female city leaders, (Boston Herald 01/23/16)

•  Mayor: Latin accusations 'distressing', (Boston Herald 01/23/16)



                                                                   

•  At BLS, a series of tweets and a YouTube video bring racial unease into focus, (Boston.com 01/22/16)

•  Diversity in Boston's hallways makes claims disheartening, (Boston Herald 01/23/16)

•  BPS will probe racial insensitivity at Boston Latin, (Boston Herald 01/22/16)

•  School district to investigate racial climate at Boston Latin School, (Boston Globe 01/21/16)

•  BPS to probe reports of racial unease at Boston Latin, (Boston Herald 01/21/16)

•  Marty Walsh: Unity needed in Boston schools, (Boston Herald 01/20/16)

•  Mayor Walsh's full remarks from State of the City address, (Boston Globe 01/20/16)

•  Walsh defends commitment to schools in address, (Boston Globe 01/19/16)

•  Guaranteed Pre-K gives kids a strong start, (Boston Globe 01/19/16) |

•  Mayor will recommit to boosting schools in State of the City, (Boston Globe 01/18/16) |

•  Outline of BTU Negotiating Package to be Submitted to the Boston School Committee, (BTU.org 01/13/16) |

•  Facing Districtwide Budget Cuts, One Boston School Pushes Back, (Learninglab.wbur.org 01/13/16) |

•  Superintendent updates community on 2016-17 BPS budget process, (BPS Headlines 01/12/16) |

•  Boston schools face $50 million budget shortfall, (Boston Globe 01/12/16) |

•  Fund Our Public Schools, (BTU.org | Political Action)



                                                                   

•  BPS principals, parents bracing for deep cuts, (BayStateBanner.com 01/11/16) |



•  School officials: T rate hike not equitable, (Boston Herald 01/06/16) |

•  BSC reelects chairs, appoints new member Alexandra Oliver-Davila, (BPS Headlines 01/04/16) |

•  2016 preview: City eyes contracts, school reforms, (Boston Herald 01/01/16) |

•  Mayor Walsh releases audit of Boston Public Schools, (BPS Headlines, 12/18/15) |

•  Excess schools are costly audit says, (Boston Globe 12/18/15) |

•  BPS Operational Review Memo/Summary (April 2015) |

•  BPS Operational Review Powerpoint Slides (April 2015) |

•  Fixing Madison Park High, which just got another dose of bad news, (Boston Globe 12/11/15) |

•  New DESE Accountability Levels Cause for Celebration, Opp for Growth for BPS, (Sampan.org 12/09/15) |

•  An advocacy group says Boston Mayor wants to close 36 schools, (Boston.com 11/30/15) |

•  Mayor's office calls 'Esquire' article on his charter-school stance 'untrue and unsourced' (Boston Globe 11/09/15) |

•  Unions want voters to decide on charter school cap, (Boston Globe 11/03/15) |

•  Boston teachers offered severance or training, (Boston Globe 10/27/15) |



                                                                   

•  Mayor Walsh Launches Build BPS: A 10-Year Educational and Facilities Master Plan, (CityofBoston.gov 09/29/15) |

•  Boston public schools see wave of new leaders, (Boston Globe 09/06/15) |

•  Tentative School Day Extension Agreement Reached, (BTU.org 05/19/15) |

•  BPS School officials soliciting ideas for high schools of the future, (Bay State Banner 05/13/15) |

•  Teachers in limbo: 72 can't be fired, but paid $6M, (Boston Herald 03/18/15) |

•  5 Boston schools recommended for closing, (Boston Globe 02/28/15)

•  A call to fix or shut Madison Park school, (Boston Globe 07/14/14) |

•  Report backs autonomy for schools in Boston, (Boston Globe 06/03/14) |

•  Review finds Boston schools in disarray, (Boston Globe 05/23/14) |


Readings in Research:

•  Improving the Instructional Core, by Richard Elmore |

•  Cowboys and Pit Crews, by Atul Gawande |

•  A Life Saving Checklist, by Atul Gawande |

•  Slow Ideas, by Atul Gawande |

•  Diffusion of Innovations, by Everett Rogers |

•  Using a cognitive rigor matrix, by Karin K. Hess et al. |


BPS Reports:

Promising Practices
•  Promising Practices and Unfinished Business: Fostering Equity and Excellence (Executive Summary April 2015) |

•  Promising Practices and Unfinished Business: Fostering Equity and Excellence (Full Study April 2015) |

Developing a Strategic Vision for BPS
•  Developing a Strategic Vision for BPS (February 2015) |

Opportunity and Equity
•  Opportunity and Equity: Enrollment and Outcomes of Black and Latino Males (Executive Summary 2014) |

•  Opportunity and Equity: Enrollment and Outcomes of Black and Latino Males (Full Report 2014) |

The Path Forward
•  The Path Forward: School Autonomy and Its Implications for the Future of Boston’s Public Schools, (June 2014) |

Council of Great City Schools Academics Memorandum (BPS)
•  Council of Great City Schools Academics Memorandum, (May 21, 2014) |

Successor Agreement
•  Successor Settlement Agreement Between the USA and the BPS (April 2012) |

Gaston
•  Gaston: Learning from High Performing and Improving Schools for ELLs in BPS, (Nov. 2011) |





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•  SJC ruling puts brakes on DCF, (Boston Herald 10/21/17)

•  2017 MCAS scores for every school in the state, (Boston Globe 10/18/17)

•  New tests bring worse scores for Mass. students, (Boston Globe 10/18/17)

•  Confusion could surround Wednesday's MCAS results, (Boston Globe 10/17/17)

•  In Mass., about half of all 4-year-olds attend preschool, (Boston Globe 10/17/17)

•  Brookline residents are divided over whether to seize Pine Manor land, (Boston Globe 10/17/17)

•  First lesson this school year must be civility, (Commonwealth Magazine 10/13/17)

•  We Will Open The Gate And Welcome Strangers, (WBUR.org Edify 10/12/17)

•  Ed board chairman defends right to support pro-charter campaign, (Boston Herald 09/27/17)



•  Afterschool programs work, (Commonwealth Magazine 09/23/17)

•  Minority numbers in accounting don't add up, (Commonwealth Magazine 09/23/17)

•  Washington approves revisions to Massachusetts' school accountability system, (Boston Globe 09/21/17)

•  Democrats hope to use charter school campaign against Baker, (Boston Herald 09/16/17)



•  Preserve 'Grand Bargain' in education, (Commonwealth Magazine 09/15/17)

•  Brookline school settles claim it barred disabled child, (Boston Globe 09/15/17)

•  Charter school lands in controversy again — this time over music, (Boston Globe 09/14/17)

•  High-Tech Mass. Has Yet To Tap The Power Of Digital Schooling, (WGBH News 09/12/17)

•  Through service, high schoolers mark 9/11, (Boston Globe 09/11/17)



•  Pro-charter school group pays record $425,000 settlement to state, (Boston Herald 09/11/17)

•  Editorial: Embracing innovation, (Boston Herald 09/10/17)

•  Researchers sound childhood obesity alarm on popular school fundraiser, (Boston Herald 08/29/17)

•  Service scheduled for late Mass. education commissioner, (Boston Globe 08/26/17)

•  Arroyo's firing exposes wide Latino power gap, (Boston Globe 08/26/17)



•  Mashpee Wampanoag School Looks To Revive Teachings Of Native Language, (WBUR.org Edify 08/24/17)

•  Groups release guidelines on preventing abuse of students, (Boston Globe 08/23/17)

•  At Tanglewood, music students learn about wellness, too, (Boston Globe 08/18/17)

•  Parents, if you're feeling back-to-school lunch box angst, (Boston Globe 08/15/17)

•  Mystic Valley charter school drops ban on hair extensions, (Boston Globe 08/12/17)



•  Charter school proposals would add nearly 5,400 seats, (Commonwealth Magazine 08/10/17)

•  Why Mass. Is Making A Third Attempt At Reforming English Language Ed, (WBUR.org Edify 08/09/17)

•  Ivy League schools brace for scrutiny of race in admissions, (Boston Globe 08/06/17)

•  Affirmative action battle has a new focus: Asian-Americans, (Boston Globe 08/03/17)

•  TD Garden to pay $1.65m after oversight discovered by teenage sleuths, (Boston Globe 08/03/17)



•  The majority of Harvard's incoming class is nonwhite, (Boston Globe 08/03/17)

•  Mass. rating plan deemed unfair to high-poverty schools, (Commonwealth Magazine 08/01/17)

•  Some charter school leaders' pay far outpaces their public rivals, (Boston Globe 08/01/17)

•  Juvenile parole hearings draw mixed reviews in Massachusetts, (Associated Press 07/31/17)

•  Lawmakers hope to undo English-only education in Mass., (Boston Globe 07/27/17)

•  Teen sleuths say TD Garden owes $13.8 million in fund-raisers, (Boston Globe, 07/26/17)

•  50 years later, Metco's dream is still unanswered, (Boston Globe, 07/23/17)



•  Where boys can be boys, with no iPhones in sight, (Boston Globe, 07/22/17)

•  New chapter(s) for Aly Raisman, (Boston Herald, 07/19/17)

•  Bill would ban teacher sex with students, (Boston Herald, 07/19/17)

•  Mission Hill is in Ways and Means chairman's DNA, (Boston Herald, 07/18/17)

•  Small private schools are struggling, but Merrimack has found its footing, (Boston Globe, 07/18/17)

•  Jeffrey Sanchez tapped for top House spot, (Bay State Banner, 07/17/17)

•  Employers can help with student debt, (Commonwealth Magazine 07/16/17)

•  Education is focal point in Boston mayoral race, (Bay State Banner, 07/12/17)



•  Harvard's proposed ban of social clubs is overkill, (Boston Globe, 07/12/17)

•  Harvard panel recommends barring students from final clubs, (Boston Globe, 07/12/17)

•  What if your high school transcript didn't include grades?, (Boston Globe, 07/09/17)

•  Tito Jackson rips city's safety, (Boston Herald, 07/08/17)

•  Four Quick Reference Guides (QRGs) to the 2017 ELA Curriculum Framework..., (DESE News Archives, 07/06/17)



•  Where Mass. ranks on education tests (PISA and PIRLS), (Commonwealth Magazine, 07/05/17)

•  Some single-gender Catholic schools are flourishing while others struggle, (Boston Globe, 07/05/17)

•  Books Will Be Books: Enough With Gendered Children’s Lit, (WBUR.org, 07/05/17)

•  Release of Spring 2017 MCAS Test Items (with answer key), (DESE News, 07/03/17)

•  MCAS Question Search, (DESE News, 07/03/17)



•  Kwame Alexander On How To Excite Kids About Summer Reading, (WBUR.org, 06/29/17)

•  2017 Curriculum Frameworks for ELA and for Math are Available..., (DESE News Archives, 06/29/17)

•  ELL Update: New Exit Criteria, Equivalent Proficiency Levels, and Recommended..., (DESE News Archives, 06/28/17)

•  Brookline exhibit examines the refugee experience, (Bay State Banner, 06/28/17)

•  Education commissioner Mitchell Chester has died, (Boston Herald, 06/27/17)

•  Head of feared MS-13 chapter in East Boston pleads guilty to drug, gun charges, (Boston Globe, 06/24/17)

•  Building A Better Transcript: What Grades Measure, And What They Don't, (WBUR.org Edify, 06/23/17)

•  City of Lowell polarized over $340M plan for new high school, (Boston Herald, 06/22/17)

•  Targeting charters, (Commonwealth Magazine, 06/19/17)

•  Haverhill teachers union rejects charter renewal, (Commonwealth Magazine, 06/16/17)



•  Another Catholic school closes, while campus in Lynn grows, (Boston Globe, 06/14/17)

•  Why Lowell is torn over new high school, (Commonwealth Magazine, 06/11/17)

•  Bill banning use of Native American mascots in public schools..., (Boston Globe, 06/06/17)

•  Students with an app head to illustrious MassChallenge event, (Boston Globe, 06/04/17)

•  Will district schools embrace charter-like reforms?, (Commonwealth Magazine, 06/02/17)

•  Former Choate teacher now stands accused of misconduct with students..., (Boston Globe, 06/02/17)

•  The ultimate outdoor classroom, (Boston Globe, 05/31/17)

•  Trustee shake-up underway at BC High School, (Boston Globe, 05/31/17)

•  'Boston Bridge' aims to provide free college for some students, (Boston Globe, 05/30/17)

•  Baker, Walsh announce tuition-free college pilot program, (Boston Herald, 05/30/17)

•  End feared for program vital to Southie kids, (Boston Herald, 05/25/17)

•  Sit-in puts focus on strife at a prestigious school, (Boston Globe, 05/24/17)

•  Malden charter school board suspends hair policy for rest of school year, (Fox 25 Boston, 05/22/17)

•  Trustees of Malden school suspend controversial hair policy, (Boston Globe, 05/21/17)



•  AG tells Malden charter school hair rules are biased, (Boston Globe, 05/19/17)

•  Should Massachusetts provide financial aid to private colleges?, (Boston Globe, 05/16/17)

•  School rebuked for its hair policy, (Boston Globe, 05/16/17)

•  Massachusetts' school ballot fight 2nd costliest since 2000, (Boston Herald, 05/13/17)

•  How Google Took Over the Classroom, (New York Times, 05/13/17)

•  Black Malden charter students punished for braided hair extensions, (Boston Globe, 05/12/17)

•  Brockton foresees painful school cuts, teacher layoffs, (Boston Globe, 05/10/17)

•  Rosenberg: Put ed policy on hold until tax ballot vote, (Commonwealth Magazine, 05/09/17)

•  North Quincy High School Science Teacher Named Top Mass. Educator, (WBUR.org Edify, 05/09/17)

•  Black students at Harvard to hold their own commencement, (Boston Globe, 05/08/17)



•  Revisiting the Question 2 messaging battle, (Commonwealth Magazine, 05/08/17)

•  As applications drop, BC High School ponders its future, (Boston Globe, 05/06/17)

•  'Wraparound' services helping kids succeed, (Commonwealth Magazine, 05/03/17)

•  State urges more schools to test water for lead, copper, (Boston Globe, 05/02/17)

•  High lead levels found in water at hundreds of schools, (Boston Globe, 05/02/17)

•  Achievement gaps tell disturbing tale of two states, (Commonwealth Magazine, 04/29/17)

•  New England high schools made the top 100 in US News & World Report's 2017, (Boston.com, 04/25/17)

•  Dorchester educator named National Teacher of the Year, (Boston Herald, 04/21/17)

•  Why Mass. must not let up on testing students, (Boston Globe, 04/13/17)

•  More towns tell students: It's time to play, (Boston Globe, 04/12/17)



•  Special Report: Chelsea crew battles with notorious MS-13, (Boston Herald, 04/10/17)

•  In the Berkshires, a school crisis and opportunity, (Commonwealth Magazine, 04/08/17)

•  Students Converge On Beacon Hill For 70th Annual Student Government Day, (WBUR Edify, 04/07/17)

•  What A Pay Raise Would Mean For Early Childhood Education Teachers, (WBUR Edify, 03/31/17)

•  The Codcast: Missed opportunities with new K-12 plan, (Commonwealth Magazine, 03/31/17)

•  Cops: Field trip bus driver was high, (Boston Herald, 03/29/17)

•  Gorsuch is threat to public education, (Commonwealth Magazine, 03/22/17)

•  The voters were clear: Support fully funded public schools, (Boston Globe, 03/15/17)

•  Harvard is dropping the LSAT requirement. Will other schools follow?, (Christian Science Monitor, 03/09/17)

•  How did Lawrence, Mass., turn its schools around? Cooperation, (Christian Science Monitor, 03/06/17)

•  Phillips Exeter investigators reveal allegations against four ex-faculty members, (Boston Globe, 03/03/17)

•  State's high school graduation rate sets record as Boston makes strides, (Boston Globe, 02/28/17)

•  Letter to readers from a single mom struggling to get by in Boston, (Boston Globe, 02/27/17)

•  Mass. teaching force remains dominated by women, (Boston Globe, 02/27/17)

•  Students will be 'protected' and 'safe' in Mass., Baker says, (Boston Globe, 02/23/17)

•  Mass. should diversify teaching force - and here's how, (Boston Globe, 02/22/17)



•  Commentary: Confronting trauma in our schools, (Bay State Banner, 02/17/17)

•  This school throws its doors wide open, (Boston Globe, 02/17/17)

•  Boston cop hauls in $400G... and 21 other city workers crack $300G barrier, (Boston Herald, 02/14/17)

•  City of Boston Employee Demographics Dashboard, (City of Boston)

•  Mass. teachers far less diverse than students, (Boston Globe, 02/13/17)

•  Race/Ethnicity and Gender Staffing Report (DISTRICT), (DESE Profiles)

•  Education must adapt to 21st century, (Commonwealth Magazine, 02/10/17)



•  Report: Despite DCF efforts, 35 kids died in state care, (Boston Herald, 02/10/17)

•  Will state embrace innovation school zones?, (Commonwealth Magazine, 02/08/17)

•  Voc-tech schools are a Mass. success story, (Commonwealth Magazine, 02/06/17)

•  Offering a new way forward for urban schools, (Boston Globe, 02/06/17)

•  Meditation ambassador brings calm amid the storm, (Boston Globe, 02/03/17)

•  Refugee students teach an important lesson about immigration, (Boston Globe, 02/02/17)

•  Governor Baker's budget proposal does little for schools, a lot for healthcare, (Bay State Banner, 02/01/17)

•  Colleges in Boston mobilize to help students, academics affected by Trump order, (Boston Globe, 01/30/17)

•  At Boston Public Library, new light and life for visitors, (Boston Globe, 01/28/17)

•  On The Docket For 2017: A Fight Over Funding For Mass. Public Schools, (WBUR.org Edify, 01/24/17)

•  US attorney investigates Brookline private school over allegations it barred disabled child, (Boston Globe, 01/23/17)

•  New England watches history unfold, (Boston Globe, 01/20/17)

•  Fight to find cheats takes schools around the world, (Boston Globe 01/16/16)

•  After the charter defeat, what's next for urban education?, (Boston Globe, 01/11/17)

•  Lessons from Singapore, (Commonwealth Magazine, 01/09/17)

•  Dorchester educator is finalist for national Teacher of the Year, (Boston Globe, 01/09/17)

•  Contributing to debate, (Commonwealth Magazine, 01/09/17)

•  English classes on the clock, (Boston Globe, 01/07/17)

•  Programs smooth college path for foreign students, (Boston Globe, 01/04/17)

•  Special Report: Schools face surge in suicide attempts, (Boston Herald, 01/03/17)

•  State must signal arts education matters, (Commonwealth Magazine, 01/03/17)

•  Fitting Students To The System, Not Vice Versa: An Apology, (WBUR Edify, 12/23/16)

•  Babson students exonerated, will face no discipline, (Boston Herald, 12/20/16)

•  Boston College students face discipline over protests, (Boston Globe, 12/19/16)

•  Time for school accountability reset, (Commonwealth Magazine, 12/13/16)



•  New Hub group organizes parents, teachers, students for education agenda, (Bay State Banner, 12/14/16)

•  Firefighter shuts down heated meeting on new Brookline school, (Boston Globe, 12/13/16)

•  Republican student gets a liberal dose at Harvard, (Boston Herald, 12/10/16)

•  Courageous kid gets honor for protecting girl, (Boston Herald, 12/08/16)

•  Time to invest in Voke-Tech, (Commonwealth Magazine, 12/07/16)

•  MA Students Score among World Leaders on PISA Reading, Science and Math Tests, (DESE Headlines, 12/06/16)

•  Mass. shines on global test (PISA), but math scores slip, (Boston Globe, 12/06/16)

•  Every Student Succeeds Act, ESSA (US.ed.gov, 12/10/15)

•  How do you judge a school? Mass. looks to change the criteria, (Boston Globe, 12/05/16)

•  This Cambridge school just might have one of the most remarkable ceilings in New England, (Real Estate, 11/30/16)

•  Mass. sees flurry of plans for pricey high schools, (Boston Globe, 11/25/16)

•  Imagine Boston: Expanding Opportunity Report Draft, (Imagine Boston, 11/22/16)

•  City releases Boston 2030 draft, (Bay State Banner, 11/22/16)

•  Students push for 'sanctuary campuses', (Commonwealth Magazine, 11/19/16)

•  Suspensions increase for at-risk students, (Boston Herald, 11/18/16)

•  Massachusetts Releases Second Year of Suspension Data, (DESE News, 11/17/16)

•  See if your child's school failed its lead, copper water tests, (Boston Globe, 11/17/16)

•  Building a capable workforce, (Commonwealth Magazine, 11/15/16)

•  In Boston, charter vote reflected racial divide, (Boston Globe, 11/14/16)

•  With Question 2 defeat, voters ignored the elites, (Boston Globe, 11/14/16)

•  Charter backers get schooled, (Commonwealth Magazine, 11/11/16)

•  After Question 2, what's next for education reform?, (Boston Globe, 11/11/16)

•  In Civics Classrooms, Learning How To Teach Trump, (WBUR.org Edify, 11/10/16)

•  Dressing kids for success, (Boston Herald, 11/10/16)



•  Crushing defeat leaves charter-school movement in limbo, (Boston Globe, 11/10/16)

•  After charter defeat, Baker looks to close achievement gap, (Commonwealth Magazine, 11/09/16)

•  Charter school ballot question defeated, (Bay State Banner, 11/09/16)

•  Charter school expansion shot down, (Boston Herald, 11/09/16)

•  Mass. Voters Say No To Charter School Expansion, (WBUR.org Edify, 11/09/16)

•  Massachusetts Ballot questions, 2 - Expand Charter Schools Results, (Boston Globe, 11/08/16)

•  Voters could lift state cap on charter schools Tuesday, (Boston Globe, 11/08/16)

•  Charter school advocates, opponents make final pitch, (Boston Herald, 11/08/16)

•  Obama official backs Mass. charter expansion, (Boston Globe, 11/05/16)

•  Why it's so hard to vote yes on Question 2, (Boston Globe, 11/04/16)

•  How many charter schools are too many?, (Boston Globe, 11/03/16)



•  A charter school success story, made possible by chance, (Boston Globe, 11/02/16)

•  Charter school vote may hurt ratings, credit agency says, (Boston Globe, 11/02/16)

•  Boston charter schools to launch common application, (Boston Globe, 10/31/16)

•  Many charter schools lag in enrolling students lacking English fluency, (Boston Globe, 10/31/16)

•  Finding a school that gave her son room to run, (Boston Globe, 10/29/16)

•  School Volunteers Can Help Close The Achievement Gap, (Wbur.org/edify, 10/28/16)

•  Charter schools call staffing claim 'bogus', (Boston Herald, 10/28/16)



•  No On Question 2: A Municipal Treasurer On Why The Charter School Math..., (Wbur.org, 10/28/16)

•  Yes On Question 2: The Case For Raising The Cap On Charter Schools..., (Wbur.org, 10/28/16)

•  Voters split on charter schools..., (Boston Globe, 10/27/16)

•  Where The Money Comes From In The Fight Over Charter Schools, (Wbur.org/edify, 10/27/16)

•  Pressure mounting for state czar to oversee teen homelessness, (Boston Herald, 10/27/16)



•  Charlie Baker takes charter school crusade to neighborhoods, (Boston Herald, 10/26/16)

•  Quincy finds unacceptable lead levels at 8 schools, (Boston Globe, 10/26/16)

•  What if your kids were stuck in a poorly performing school?, (Boston Globe, 10/25/16)

•  Gov. Charlie Baker lends political might to Question 2..., (Boston.com, 10/25/16)

•  Editorial: Yes on Question 2, (Boston Herald, 10/24/16)

•  'No on 2' supporters rally near Charlie Baker home, (Boston Herald, 10/24/16)

•  In Salem, a balanced approach to charter schools, (Boston Globe, 10/22/16)

•  Robert A. DeLeo backs 2 despite union opposition, (Boston Herald, 10/21/16)

•  A charter success story, dreaming of a sequel, (Boston Globe, 10/20/16)



•  Black leaders, voters split on charter schools, (Boston Globe, 10/20/16)

•  Charters used to enjoy bipartisan support. Not anymore, (Boston Globe, 10/18/16)

•  Curtatone, Rodrigues clash over charter schools on Herald Radio, (Boston Herald, 10/18/16)

•  More than $18M spent on charter school question TV ads, (Boston Herald, 10/13/16)

•  Baker to push charter schools in N.Y.C., (Boston Globe, 10/13/16)

•  A field guide to suburban cool kids, (Boston Globe Magazine, 10/12/16)

•  Charter schools are not 'draining' district budgets, (Commonwealth Magazine, 10/10/16)

•  Charter cap debate clouds original intent, (Commonwealth Magazine, 10/10/16)

•  The missing piece of education reform, (Commonwealth Magazine, 10/10/16)

•  Charter showdown, (Commonwealth Magazine, 10/10/16)

•  Schools sending kids - many with special needs - home without hearings, (Boston Herald, 10/05/16)

•  Court throws out lawsuit challenging charter school cap, (Boston Globe, 10/04/16)

•  Community leaders look to curb suicide rate of black boys, (Boston Herald, 10/02/16)



                                                                   

•  Educators accused of sexual misconduct often find new posts, (Boston Globe, 10/01/16)

•  Charters aren't draining district school funding, (Boston Globe, 09/30/16)

•  Teachers on opposite sides of the charter school debate speak out, (Boston Globe Magazine, 09/28/16)

•  A growing list of communities oppose lifting the charter cap, (Citizensforpublisschools.org, 09/28/16)

•  MTF Report Examines MA Charter School Funding, (Masstaxpayers.org, 09/28/16)

•  Mass Taxpayers group knocks claims charter schools drain resources, (Boston Herald, 09/28/16)

•  What makes a Level 1 school?, (Commonwealth Magazine, 09/27/16)

•  Board of Education Items for Discussion and Action, (Board of Education, 09/27/16)

•  2016 MCAS English scores for 10th graders, (Boston Globe, 09/26/16)

•  Goodbye to homework for some elementary schools and classes, (Boston Herald, 09/26/16)

•  Boston's 'A team' of charter school leaders, (Commonwealth Magazine, 09/20/16)



                                                                   

•  Educator Evaluation: Action Plan to Revise Regulations on Student Impact Rating, (MDESE, 09/16/16)

•  Make-or-break vote for a new Minuteman High School, (Boston Globe, 09/16/16)

•  Massachusetts charter cap holds back disadvantaged students, (Brookings Report, 09/15/16)

•  The Great Charter Schools Debate, (Boston Magazine, September 2016)



•  Out-of-state bigwigs back charters, (Boston Herald, 09/14/16)

•  How good is your child's school district?, (Boston Globe, 09/14/16)

•  Charter debate focuses on funding, equity issues, (Boston Globe 09/13/16)

•  Big money from Boston business leaders in favor of charter schools, (Boston Globe, 09/13/16)

•  Charter school ballot question is in tight contest, new poll finds, (Boston Globe 09/13/16)



•  Teachers at Essex Elementary stop assigning homework, (Boston Globe 09/13/16)

•  Question 2 opponents slam state education official's $100G gift, (Boston Herald 09/12/16)

•  Massachusetts Charter Schools Accountability, (DESE 09/09/16)

•  Primary charter school support votes mixed, (Boston Herald 09/09/16)

•  The 'achievement gap' appears to be narrowing, (Boston Globe 09/06/16)

•  City teaching training effort didn't have state approval, (Boston Globe 09/06/16)



•  Charter school fight extends into the primaries, (Boston Globe 09/05/16)

•  Chess Notes, (Boston Globe 09/03/16)

•  Signs of media shift on charter schools, (Bay State Banner 08/31/16)

•  Malden cuts school buses in effort to save money, (Boston Globe 08/29/16)

•  Music teacher sings students' success, (Boston Herald 08/29/16)

•  Why Question 2 grassroots opposition is growing, (Commonwealth Magazine 08/29/16)

•  Poll finds majority of Democrats back lifting charter cap, (Boston Herald 08/28/16)

•  Chafing about charters: Dems splintered over cap on schools, (Boston Globe 08/23/16)

•  More time in school key to charter success, (Commonwealth Magazine 08/19/16)



                                                                   

•  At schools, healthier options pass the taste test, (Boston Globe 08/19/16)

•  Lifting charter school cap would burden city's finances, Walsh says, (Boston Globe 08/17/16)

•  State Democratic Party opposes charter school expansion, (Boston Globe 08/17/16)

•  State Dems say no to charter ballot question, (Commonwealth Magazine 08/17/16)

•  DFER-MA Responds to State Party Action on Charter Cap Ballot Question, (Democrats for Education Reform 08/16/16)

•  Gov. Charlie Baker to push for more affordable units, (Boston Herald 08/16/16)

•  Special Report: Homeless forced from motels deal with 'chaos and anxiety', (Boston Herald 08/16/16)

•  Ballot question on charter schools divides Democrats, (Boston Globe 08/15/16)

•  Charter schools seek to expand, (Boston Globe 08/15/16)

•  Pro-charter school ads to flood Mass. airwaves during Olympics, (Boston Herald 08/07/16)



                                                                   

•  A triumph long in coming in fair pay fight, (Boston Globe 08/03/16)

•  Save Our Public Schools puts focus on canvassing, (Bay State Banner 08/03/16)

•  City Council opposes charter school ballot measure, (Boston Globe 08/03/16)

•  Editorial: Pandering on schools, (Boston Globe 08/01/16)

•  Anti-charter school expansion group kicks off TV blitz, (Boston Globe 08/01/16)

•  City Council to hear resolution opposing ballot question on charter school cap, (Boston Globe 07/31/16)

•  MA Charter School Waitlist Initial Report for 2016-2017 (FY17), (DESE Press Release 06/30/16)



•  City announces new safety standards for drop-in programs, (Boston.com 07/30/16)

•  Flexibility needed in educating English language learners, (Commonwealth Magazine 07/29/16)

•  For parents, city camps ease stress of summer, (Boston Globe 07/29/16)

•  I'm a pro-charter school Obama and Sanders Democrat, (Commonwealth Magazine 07/20/16)

•  School superintendents hit the books over public records law, (Boston Globe 07/19/16)

•  Salem charter school faces lingering challenges, (Boston Globe 07/18/16)

•  Musical chairs, (Commonwealth Magazine 07/11/16)

•  Students at state's public colleges gird for higher tuition, (Boston Globe 07/11/16)

•  Boston Public Library turns page with renovations, art, technology, (Boston Herald 07/07/16)



                                                                   

•  Does Boston have too many nonprofits?, (Boston Globe 07/05/16)

•  Seeking diversity and money, schools are embracing foreign students, (Boston Globe 07/05/16)

•  Amid federal probe, Walsh faces first full test in union contract talks, (Boston Globe 07/01/16)

•  Common Core ballot question rejected, (Commonwealth Magazine 07/01/16)

•  Common Core supporters win key victory with SJC ruling, (Boston Globe 07/01/16)

•  Massachusetts Adopts New Digital Literacy and Computer Science Standards, (MDESE Headlines, 06/28/16)

•  Having a summer job raises Boston youths' employment skills and academic aspirations, (Boston.com, 06/24/16)

•  Latin School leadership lessons, (Commonwealth Magazine, 06/24/16)

•  Peyser misses the mark on teacher licensing, (Commonwealth Magazine, 06/20/16)

•  Board of Education Adoption of 2016 Digital Literacy and Computer Science Standards, (MDESE/BOE Memorandum, 06/17/16)



                                                                   

•  Teacher licensure system needs overhaul, (Commonwealth Magazine, 06/15/16)

•  Boston City Council votes down Walsh budget, (Bay State Banner, 06/15/16)

•  Arlington voters consider tax hikes for school projects, (Boston Globe 06/10/16)

•  Testing College Readiness: Massachusetts compares the validity of two standardized tests, (EducationNext Summer 2016)

•  PARCC and Massachusetts state exams predict college success equally well, (EducationNext Summer 2016)

•  If the MCAS is so good, why are we ditching it?, (Boston Globe Magazine 06/07/16)

•  The 7 steps to making a standardized test, (Boston Globe Magazine 06/07/16)

•  In more classrooms, books and lectures are being ditched, (Boston Globe 06/04/16)

•  MBTA considers expanding youth fare discounts, (Boston Globe 06/04/16)

•  Blazing trails in Boston: Chang, Koh, and Wu, (Boston Globe 06/03/16)



                                                                   

•  State Announces Supports for Updated Science and Technology/Engineering Learning Standards, (MDESE Headlines 05/27/16)

•  Threat To Public Education Now Centers on MA, (Massachusetts Teacher Association 05/26/16)

•  MTA report outlines threats to public education, (Massachusetts Teacher Association 05/26/16)

•  A school-choice double standard, (Commonwealth Magazine 05/19/16)

•  Teachers Association vows to fight lifting charter ban, (Boston Globe 05/15/16)

•  Report: Transgender students to choose their own bathrooms, (Boston Herald 05/13/16)

•  Massachusetts Senate approves transgender rights bill 33-4, (Boston Herald 05/12/16)

•  Baker should embrace pre-Common Core standards, (Commonwealth Magazine 05/12/16)

•  Baker's Common Core caution, (Commonwealth Magazine 05/11/16)

•  Private schools, painful secrets, (Boston Globe Spotlight 05/08/16)



                                                                   

•  The towns and cities with the best-paid teachers in Massachusetts in 2015, (Boston Business Journal 05/03/16)

•  Where, oh where, should Brookline build a new school?, (Boston Globe 04/29/16)

•  Massachusetts High Schools Rankings, (USnews.com 04/19/16)

•  Two Massachusetts high schools make list of top 100 in U.S., (Boston.com 04/19/16)

•  Commentary: Math Toys For Girls — The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly, (WBUR.org Edify 04/14/16)

•  A politicized battle over charter cap, (Bay State Banner 04/13/16)

•  Why Thousands Of American Parents Are Sending Their Kids To 'Russian Math', (WBUR.org Edify 04/13/16)

•  Boston's budget ranges far in areas it addresses, (Boston Globe 04/12/16)

•  Two Jewish groups condemn 'disrespect' at Newton forum, (Boston Globe 04/12/16)

•  Newton superintendent says meeting was display of 'uncivil behavior', (Boston Herald 04/12/16)

•  Low-income, minority areas seen as lead poisoning hot spots, (Boston Globe 04/11/16)

•  Senate charter school effort runs off course, (Commonwealth Magazine.org 04/10/16)



                                                                   

•  Changing Your Math 'Mindset' Can Boost Your Math Performance, (WBUR.org Edify 04/10/16)

•  Charter school poll shows support for ballot measure, (Boston Globe 04/08/16)

•  Activists disrupt Newton forum on prejudice, (Boston Globe 04/08/16)

•  Civil rights groups intervene in charter case, (Bay State Banner 04/08/16)

•  Mass. Senate votes in favor of 'compromise' charter school bill, (Boston.com 04/07/16)

•  Is charter debate headed for resolution or over the cliff?, (Commonwealth Magazine.org 04/07/16)

•  More funding needed for afterschool programs, (Commonwealth Magazine.org 04/07/16)

•  Officials get taste of MCAS PARCC, (Bay State Banner 04/06/16)

•  GE pledges $50m in contributions to area groups, (Boston Globe 04/04/16)

•  Money at the heart of the Mass. charter debate, (Boston Globe 04/02/16)

•  Chelsea charter program that taught struggling kids reaches a milestone, (Boston Globe 04/01/16)



                                                                   

•  Senate Bill S.2203: An Act enhancing reform, innovation and success in education, (MAlegislature.gov/Bills 03/31/16)

•  Senate bill would unify Boston's district, charter school enrollment, (Boston Globe 03/31/16)

•  New charter school bill faces steep climb, (Boston Globe 03/31/16)

•  Playing the charter school game of chance, (Boston Globe 03/31/16)

•  Lucrative posts lure school chiefs out of retirement, (Boston Globe 03/31/16)

•  Why Harvard Graduate Students want to join the auto workers union, (Statnews.com 03/28/16)

•  Racial aspects tinge Mass. charter debate, (Boston Globe 03/28/16)

•  At private schools, a surge of Chinese students, (Boston Globe 03/27/16)

•  Clash opened doors to start city’s healing, (Boston Herald 03/22/16)

•  History's lesson: Ted Landsmark looks back at chilling moment in busing crises, (Boston Herald 03/21/16)



                                                                   

•  Half of city residents make less than $35,000 a year, study says, (Boston Globe 03/15/16)

•  Charters are contentious in cities. Should they be put to statewide vote?, (Boston Globe 03/10/16)

•  Students see benefits from later school start times, (Boston Globe 03/09/16)

•  Walsh criticizes state charter school funding process, (Boston Globe 03/09/16)

•  House bill would require schools to screen for drug use, (Boston Globe 03/09/16)

•  SJC ruling clears path for claims on discrimination, (Boston Globe 02/29/16)

•  Advocate seeks end to union residency exemption for City of Boston workers, (Boston Globe 02/26/16)

•  State approves expanded charter schools in Boston, (Boston Globe 02/24/16)

•  Charter demand is debated after new, lower waitlist counts, (Bay State Banner 02/24/16)

•  Board of Elementary and Secondary Education Approves Two New Charter Schools and 1,500+ New Seats, (Board of Ed. 02/23/16)



                                                                   

•  State raises expectations, but not pay, for preschool teachers, (Boston Globe 02/20/16)

•  Brookline officials spar over 'institutional racism' claim, (Boston Globe 02/18/16)

•  Harvard Law students occupy a school building, (Boston.com 02/17/16)

•  Commissioner to Recommend Two New Charter Schools and 1,500+ New Seats, (DESE News 02/16/16)

•  'Systemic failure' led to abuses in Holyoke school, (Boston Globe 02/16/16)

•  Build a fiber network in Boston, (Boston Globe 02/14/16)

•  Gov. Baker helps launch new website that 'fact checks' charter schools, (Boston.com 02/12/16)

•  Mayor Walsh's full statement on Monday's snowstorm, (Boston Globe 02/07/16)

•  Boston Payroll for all employees 2015, (Boston Herald 02/06/16)

•  Boston payroll surged to $1.6 billion last year, (Boston Herald 02/06/16)



                                                                   

•  64 City of Boston workers earn more than $250,000, (Boston Globe 02/06/16)

•  Groups lining up against MBTA fare increases, (Boston Globe 02/06/16)

•  Lowell Sun blasts Nashoba Tech school committee in Twitter flap, (Boston Globe 02/03/16)

•  UConn creates new living space for black male students, (Boston.com 02/03/16)

•  Hoaxers increasingly going online to threaten schools, (Boston Globe 02/02/16)

•  MS-13 leaders said to have recruited local students, (Boston Globe 01/30/16)

•  Charter Schools Delivering on Promise of Curricular Innovation, (Pioneer Institute 01/29/16)

•  Brookline officers join lawsuit alleging racial bias, (Boston Globe 01/27/16)

•  Read the full complaint filed in Brookline racism case, (Boston Globe 01/27/16)

•  Codman Academy lessons reach a national audience, (Boston Globe 01/27/16)



                                                                   

•  Evaluation Ratings Show Majority of Teachers Performing at High Levels, (DESE Headlines 01/26/16)

•  Teachers earn good marks again in state evaluation system, (Education Week 01/26/16)

•  State board votes to close Dorchester charter school, (Boston Globe 01/26/16)

•  Rosenberg knocks Baker's push to hike charter school cap, (Boston Herald 01/26/16)

•  Marty Walsh catches flak after Boston Latin flap, (Boston Herald 01/26/16)

•  Denver's unified school enrollments may offer Boston a lesson, (Boston Globe 01/25/16)

•  Report Ranks Boston No. 1 in Income Inequality: What Does It Mean?, (Pioneer Institute 01/22/16)

•  In Mass. schools, a focus on well-being, (Boston Globe 01/05/16)

•  Charlie Baker: Full text of State of the Commonwealth speech, (Boston Globe 01/21/16)

•  Mayor Walsh: Full remarks from State of the City address, (Boston Globe 01/20/16)



                                                                   

•  Walsh defends commitment to schools in address, (Boston Globe 01/19/16)

•  State of the City Address Twitter.com, (Twitter.com/hashtag/SOTC16)

•  VIDEO: Charter Schools are Not an Experiment, (http://blog.Mass.gov 01/19/16)

•  Baker gets 25,000-signature charter school petition, (Boston Globe 01/19/16)

•  Massachusetts Earns a B-Plus Ranks First in Nation, (Education Week 01/16/16) |

•  Massachusetts Enlists Districts in School Turnaround Efforts, (Edweek.org 01/07/16)

•  Michelle Wu elected president of Boston City Council in landmark vote, (Boston Herald 01/04/16) |

•  Alexandra Oliver-Davila appointed to Boston School Committee, (BPS 01/04/16) |

•  Fewer students disciplined in Mass. schools, (Boston Globe 12/30/15) |



                                                                   

•  How a standoff over schools changed the country, (Boston Globe 12/20/15) |

•  90 percent Hispanic? No hay problema, (Boston Globe 12/16/15) |

•  Spring 2016 District Assessment Decisions for MCAS/PARCC, (DESE 12/24/15) |

•  Student Assessment Decision FAQs for MCAS/PARCC, (DESE 12/18/15) |

•  Student Assessment Update for MCAS/PARCC, (DESE 12/17/15) |

•  State Releases 2015 Accountability and Assistance Results, (DESE 12/09/15) |

•  DESE Accountability Report (All districts/schools) 2015, (DESE 12/09/15) |

•  Massachusetts's Rejection of Common Core Test Signals Shift in U.S., (New York Times 11/21/15) |

•  Board of Elementary and Secondary Education Approves Path to Next-Generation MCAS, (BESE 11/17/15) |

•  Commissioner Chester Recommends Path to Next-Generation MCAS, (DESE 11/12/15) |



                                                                   

•  Commissioner Chester Recommendations on Student Assessment for Spring 2016 and Beyond, (DESE 11/12/15) |

•  Education official suggests a blend of assessment tests, 10/20/15 |

•  Governor Baker, Mayor Walsh differ on charter school plans, 10/13/15 |

•  In schools, can separate be equal?, (Boston Globe 10/08/15) |

•  Five students sue to lift state's charter school cap, (Boston Globe, 09/15/15)

•  What to Look For" Observation Guides (DESE), Fall 2015 |

•  DESE Statewide Testing Schedule for SY'2015-2016 |

•  PARCC & MCAS FAQs for Administrators and Educators, 2015-2016 |

•  2-Year PARCC "Test Drive": What to Expect for the School Year, 2015-2016 |

•  PARCC Announces Changes to Shorten Test (MDESE) |

•  ELL Assessment Update: Back-to-School 2015-2016 |



                                                                   

•  Educator Effectiveness Guidebook for Inclusive Practice, (August 14, 2015) |

•  IEP Form Improvement Project Update, (August 12, 2015) |

•  Baker-Polito Administration Announces $14 Million for Expanded Learning Time in 11 Districts |

•  Technical Assistance Advisory SPED 2016-1: Time-out and Seclusion (MDESE) |

•  Did busing slow Boston’s desegregation?, (Boston Globe 08/09/15) |

•  Facing segregation again, Boston's public schools get a do-over, (Boston Globe 07/01/15) |

•  What is it like to be poor at an Ivy League school?, (Boston Globe 04/09/15)

•  Busing crisis earns rightful place in school curriculum, (Boston Globe 03/01/15) |

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•  Rescued Rosa Parks House Due To Return To America, (WBUR.org Edify, 10/19/17)

•  Innovative Maine Program Helps Kids Whose Anxiety Prevents School Attendance, (WBUR.org Radio, 10/17/17)

•  Highline schools held up as model for training bilingual teachers, (Seattle Times, 09/20/17)

•  Teacher absenteeism twice as high at RI public schools than at charters, (Providence Journal, 09/20/17)

•  Efforts to 'raise the bar' for becoming a teacher are running headlong..., (Chalkbeat.org, 09/14/17)

•  Why America needs more college graduates ASAP, (Boston Globe, 09/09/17)

•  How Silicon Valley is erasing your individuality, (The Washington Post, 09/08/17)

•  Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?, (The Atlantic, September 2017)

•  Undocumented college students are facing an uncertain future, (Boston Globe, 08/31/17)

•  Spanish Thrives in the U.S. Despite an English-Only Drive, (New York Times, 08/23/17)

•  Schools in eclipse's path seize on ready-made science lesson, (Boston Herald, 08/19/17)

•  Counterprotesters Surge Into Boston, Overshadowing Rally, (New York Times, 08/19/17)



•  A priest's son takes his case directly to the Pope, (Boston Globe, 08/17/17)

•  Children of Catholic priests live with secrets and sorrow, (Boston Globe, 08/16/17)

•  Thousands paying for an education that failed to deliver, (Boston Globe, 08/06/17)

•  NYC's plan to place teachers from its Absent Teacher Reserve pool, (Chalkbeat, 08/03/17)

•  Changes to Teacher Evaluation Haven't Worked. Or Have They?, (Education Week, 08/03/17)



•  Crime in New York City Schools Is at a Record Low, City Says, (New York Times, 08/01/17)

•  Unions Trying To Shut Down STEM School Before It Even Opens, (Dailycaller.com, 08/01/17)

•  Work Worth Doing, (GettingSmart.com, 07/31/17)

•  Trump Presents a New Challenge for School Leaders, (Education Week, 07/30/17)

•  They're Recruiting and Keeping Male Educators of Color in the Classroom, (Educationpost.org, 07/28/17)

•  How to Prepare Preschoolers for an Automated Economy, (New York Times, 07/28/17)



•  Why the Myth of Meritocracy Hurts Kids of Color, (The Atlantic, 07/27/17)

•  Absent Teacher Reserve cost New York City $151.6 million, (Chalkbeat, 07/26/17)

•  Girl Scouts adds 23 new STEM badges to encourage girls in science, (USA Today, 07/25/17)

•  For School Improvement, Demographics Aren't Destiny, (Education Week, 07/18/17)

•  New York Schools for Off-Track Students May Face Stricter Rules, (New York Times, 07/16/17)



•  How Universal College Admission Tests Help Low-Income Students, (New York Times, 07/14/17)

•  Transgender Students Turn to Courts as Government Support Erodes, (New York Times, 07/14/17)

•  Some New York City Students Not Getting Therapy Services, Report Says, (New York Times, 07/11/17)

•  DeVos's Hard Line on New Education Law Surprises States, (New York Times, 07/07/17)

•  Teachers Union Adopts New, Anti-Charter School Policy, (USnews.com, 07/05/17)

•  US schools forced to rethink 'lunch shaming' policies..., (Independent.co.uk, 07/05/17)

•  21st-Century Skills: The Asian Version, (Education Week, 06/30/17)



•  Report Says Diversity Plan Is No Challenge for City, (New York Times, 06/28/17)

•  The School Voucher Research Wars, (USnews.com, 06/28/17)

•  Private School Choice Advocates Cheer U.S. Supreme Court Ruling , (USnews.com, 06/26/17)

•  Where Poor Students Are Top of the Class , (USNews.com, 06/20/17)

•  To Understand Betsy DeVos's Educational Views, View Her Education, (New York Times, 06/10/17)



•  Long-Awaited Plan for Integrating Schools Proves Mostly Small-Bore, (New York Times, 06/06/17)

•  How to teach kids about climate change where most parents are skeptics, (The Washington Post, 06/03/17)

•  Some Hires by Betsy DeVos Are a Stark Departure From Her Reputation, (New York Times, 06/02/17)

•  How Google Took Over the Classroom, (New York Times, 05/13/17)

•  What If Companies Managed People as Carefully as They Manage Money?, (Harvard Business Review, 05/24/17)



•  The Traditional Lecture Is Dead. I Would Know - I'm a Professor, (Wired.com, 05/11/17)

•  Why There's A Renewed Push To Privatize Public Education, (WBUR.org Edify, 05/09/17)

•  The Broken Promises of Choice in New York City Schools, (New York Times, 05/05/17)

•  A student newspaper takes down Kansas principal, (Washington Times, 05/05/17)

•  Can Microsoft retake the education market from Google?, (Christian Science Monitor, 05/03/17)



•  Top universities could take thousands more low-income students, study says, (Hechingerreport.org, 05/02/17)

•  Microsoft Looks to Regain Lost Ground in the Classroom, (New York Times, 05/02/17)

•  New England high schools made the top 100 in US News & World Report's 2017, (Boston.com, 04/25/17)

•  Under new framework for student progress, states try new ways to grade schools, (Christian Science Monitor, 04/17/17)

•  In unanimous decision, Supreme Court raises bar for special education, (Christian Science Monitor, 03/22/17)

•  Harvard is dropping the LSAT requirement. Will other schools follow?, (Christian Science Monitor, 03/09/17)

•  What Will Happen to Teacher Evaluation Under the Every Student Succeeds Act?, (The LINE, 03/01/17)

•  Philadelphia Teacher slams school district with crowdfunded billboard, (6abc Action News, 03/01/17)

•  Where busing works, (Christian Science Monitor, 02/27/17)

•  Chicago schools take a stand on immigration enforcement, (Detroit News (AP), 02/23/17)



•  School choice keeps the peace, (Boston Globe, 02/12/17)

•  Will You Graduate? Ask Big Data, (New York Times, 02/02/17)

•  Transcript: President Obama on What Books Mean to Him, (New York Times, 01/16/17)

•  Schools Give Students a Leg Up Using STEM, Technology, (Ed Tech Magazine 01/15/17)

•  A President Who Inspired Big Dreams, and Big Smiles, in a Young Generation, (New York Times, 01/14/17)

•  Justices Face 'Blizzard of Words' in Special Education Case, (New York Times 01/11/17)

•  Rural schools caught in 'death spiral', (Commonwealth Magazine 01/10/17)

•  City to Close or Merge 9 Schools That Were in Support Program, (New York Times 01/06/17)

•  'A Bullet Could Hit Me and My Kids Any time', (New York Times 12/28/16)



•  D.C.'s overhauled training program is paying off for some teachers, (Washington Post 12/16/16)

•  6 Potential Brain Benefits Of Bilingual Education, (WBUR.org Edify 11/29/16)

•  US gives states more time to bolster struggling schools, (Boston Globe 11/29/16)

•  Should Teachers Be Able to Wear Safety Pins as a Message of Solidarity in Class?, (Education Week 11/23/16)

•  The Push for Sanctuary Campuses Prompts More Questions Than Answers, (The Atlantic 11/22/16)

•  Where Donald Trump Stands on School Choice, Student Debt and Common Core, (New York Times 11/21/16)

•  How the GOP's Sweep in the States Will Shape America's Schools, (The Atlantic 11/21/16)

•  Safety Pins Show Support for the Vulnerable, (New York Times 11/14/16)

•  To Our Readers, From the Publisher and Executive Editor, (New York Times 11/13/16)

•  Presidential Election Results: Donald J. Trump Wins, (New York Times 11/13/16)



•  Senate Election Results: G.O.P. Keeps Control, (New York Times 11/13/16)

•  House Election Results: G.O.P. Keeps Control, (New York Times 11/13/16)

•  The World Just Got More Uncertain and Your Strategy Needs to Adjust, (Harvard Business Review 11/11/16)

•  Numbers Cruncher: Why Trump's Win Blindsided the Big Polls, (Scientific American 11/10/16)

•  Blindsided by Trump's Victory? Behavioral Science Explains, (Harvard Business Review 11/09/16)

•  Election 2016: Exit Polls, (New York Times 11/09/16)

•  Why Pollsters Were Completely and Utterly Wrong, (Harvard Business Review 11/09/16)

•  Stunner: Donald Trump Wins Presidency, (Fox News 11/09/16)

•  Trump's Victory, on Front Pages Worldwide, (New York Times 11/09/16)

•  Donald Trump Is Elected President in Stunning Repudiation of the Establishment, (New York Times 11/09/16)



•  In N.H., a Chinese school from scratch, (Boston Globe 10/26/16)

•  Russian Studies Drawing More Interest From American Students, (WBUR Edify 10/26/16)

•  1 in 4 U.S. teachers are chronically absent..., (Washington Post 10/26/16)

•  Most Syrian refugees arriving in US are kids; schools adapt, (Boston Herald 10/20/16)

•  A history of red and blue, (The Economist 10/19/16)

•  What This 2012 Map Tells Us About America, and the Election, (New York Times 10/18/16)

•  Parent Group Seeks More Integration in New York's Schools, (New York Times 10/18/16)

•  NAACP ratifies controversial resolution for a moratorium on charter schools, (Washington Post 10/15/16)

•  The NAACP’s Charter-School Test, (Wall Street Journal 10/14/16)

•  How has your town voted in key presidential races?, (Boston Globe 10/13/16)

•  Meet 2016's 'Teacher Of The Year', (WBUR.org 10/11/16)

•  A Misguided Attack on Charter Schools, (New York Times 10/13/16)

•  Bilingual Education Poised for a Comeback in Cali Schools, (Education Week 10/11/16)

•  Teachers union, Chicago school district reach contract deal, (Boston Herald 10/11/16)

•  Forget Trophies, Let Kids Know It's O.K. to Lose, (New York Times 10/06/16)

•  Education Department slammed for charter school oversight..., (Washington Post 10/05/16)

•  What does it take to make an innovative school?, (The Hechinger Report 10/05/16)

•  There's a Word for Using Truthful Facts to Deceive: Paltering, (Harvard Business Review 10/05/16)

•  The Unintended Consequences of Taking a Hard Line on School Discipline, (New York Times 10/02/16)

•  National African American museum shows us "America has moved forward" (McClatchydc.com 09/30/16)
President Obama spoke at the grand opening of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. The museum is the 19th and the newest of the Smithsonians.


•  An Online Education Breakthrough? A Master's Degree for a Mere $7,000, (New York Times 09/28/16)

•  The Great Debate: Style or Substance?, (New York Times 09/25/16)

•  Are separate dorms a good or bad thing for black students?, (Bay State Banner 09/15/16)

•  The Bay State Banner's 50th Anniversary Video, (Bay State Banner 09/15/16)
The Bay State Banner recently celebrated its 50th Anniversary and hired the award winner filmmakers The FilmPosse, to produce a video to document our history. It's an interesting look back at Boston through the eyes of the African American community.


•  An Effective but Exhausting Alternative to High-School Suspensions, (New York Times 09/11/16)

•  Back to school children around the world, (Boston Globe 09/10/16)

•  Red States, Blue States: 2016 Is Looking a Lot Like 2012 (and 2008), (New York Times 09/08/16)

•  Can School Integration Make a Comeback?, (The Atlantic 09/07/16)

•  The Title: Parent Coordinator. The Job: Whatever Needs to Be Done, (New York Times 09/07/16)

•  Fewer Unions, Lower Pay for Everybody, (The Atlantic 08/30/16)

•  Warren as school choice champion, (Commonwealth Magazine 08/26/16)

•  Punishing opt-outs, (Commonwealth Magazine 08/17/16)

•  Why American Schools Are Even More Unequal Than We Thought, (New York Times 08/12/16)

•  The teacher pay gap is wider than ever, (Economic Policy Institute 08/09/16)

•  NY State acted, and now it’s time to end the opt-out movement, (Newsday.com Editorial 08/08/16)

•  Where Clinton and Trump Stand on Education, (Atlantic 07/30/16)

•  Decoding Trump's and Clinton's speeches, (Boston Globe 07/29/16)

•  The reading grade level of convention speeches, ranked, (Boston Globe 07/29/16)



•  NEA Takes a Stand on the School-to-Prison Pipeline, (NEA.org 07/06/16)

•  NEA Policy Statement on Discipline and the School-to Prison Pipeline, (NEA.org 07/06/16)

•  Small Steps, but No Major Push, to Integrate New York's Schools, (New York Times 07/05/16)

•  The Scandal of K-12 Education, (Wall Street Journal 07/04/16)

•  Education Secretary to Charter Schools: Rethink School Discipline, (USnews.com 06/28/16)

•  For Detroit's Children, More School Choice but Not Better Schools, (New York Times 06/28/16)

•  Amazon Unveils Online Education Service for Teachers, (Nytimes.com 06/27/16)

•  Tutors See Stereotypes and Gender Bias in SAT. Testers See None of the Above., (Nytimes.com 06/26/16)

•  After Common Core, States Set Rigorous Standards, (EducationNext Summer 2016)





•  High School of the Future, (EducationNext Summer 2016)

•  Charter Groups Call Out Virtual Schools, (USnews.com 06/16/16)

•  Open Educational Resources Are Just Building Blocks-An Education Requires An Architect, (EducationNext 06/10/16)

•  Invite All Comers to Teach in Our Public Schools, (EducationNext 06/08/16)

•  What Does Research Suggest About Transgender Restroom Policies?, (Educationweek.org 06/07/16)

•  Charter Schools: Escape or Reform?, (Edweek.org 06/05/16)

•  Elementary school sends deputy to boy's home to warn him about sharing Bible verses, (Washington Times 06/03/16)

•  Journalism Educators Urge Social Media Platforms to Ensure Ethical Transparency in Curating...News, (AEJMC.org 06/03/16)

•  Diplomas Count 2016 Map: Graduation Rates by State, (Edweek.org 06/02/16)

•  As Charter Schools Turn 25, Five Ways to Share Success With Traditional Schools, (The74million.org 06/01/16)



                                                           

•  Charter Schools and Media Bias, (USnews.com 06/16/16)

•  US gives directive to schools on transgender bathroom access, (Boston Herald 05/13/16)

•  U.S. Directs Public Schools to Allow Transgender Access to Restrooms, (New York Times 05/12/16)

•  Judge calls evaluation of N.Y. teacher 'arbitrary' and 'capricious' in case, (Washington Post 05/10/16)

•  A master teacher went to court to challenge her low evaluation, (Washington Post 05/10/16)

•  Court Vacates Long Island Teacher's Evaluation Tied to Test Scores, (New York Times 05/10/16)

•  New York Schools Struggle With New Rules to Help Students Learning English, (New York Times 05/08/16)

•  Film Club | 'A Conversation With Asian-Americans on Race', (New York Times 05/06/16)

•  Teacher protest shuts most Detroit public schools, (Boston Globe 05/02/16)

•  Money, Race and Success: How Your School District Compares, (NYTimes.com 04/29/16)



                                                           

•  National Rankings Best High Schools in U.S., (USnews.com 04/19/16)

•  Massachusetts High Schools Rankings, (USnews.com 04/19/16)

•  Two Massachusetts high schools make list of top 100 in U.S., (Boston.com 04/19/16)

•  California Appeals Court Reverses Decision to Overturn Teacher Tenure Rules, (New York Times 04/14/16) |

•  Teacher Tenure Is Challenged Again in a Minnesota Lawsuit, (New York Times 04/13/16) |

•  The Rich Live Longer Everywhere. For the Poor, Geography Matters., (New York Times 04/11/16) |

•  Why Talented Black and Hispanic Students Can Go Undiscovered, (New York Times 04/08/16) |

•  Letter of Recommendation: Looking Out the Window, (New York Times 04/07/16) |

•  ITT Tech Sued for Deceiving Students About its Computer Network Systems Program, (New York Times 04/04/16) |

•  Fixing our school facilities: An essential combination of education and infrastructure policy, (Washington Post 03/30/16) |

•  The Secrets to a Happy Life, From a Harvard Study, (New York Times 03/23/16) |



                                                           

•  Charter Schools Suspend Black and Disabled Students More, Study Says, (New York Times 03/16/16) |

•  Thousands of New York City Students Deprived of Special-Education Services, Report Says (New York Times 03/01/16) |

•  What the country can learn from Boston about bringing the arts back, (Hechingerreport.org 03/01/16) |

•  Testing for Joy and Grit? Push to Measure Students' Emotional Skills, (New York Times 02/29/16) |

•  Unpublished Black History, (New York Times 02/27/16) |

•  Transitioning to the Every Student Succeeds Act FAQs, (ESSA 02/26/16) |

•  What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team, (New York Times Magazine 02/25/16) |

•  Rethinking the Work-Life Equation (New York Times Magazine, 02/25/16) |

•  Closely Watched Fight Over California Teacher Tenure Moves to Appeals Court (New York Times, 02/25/16) |

•  Election Guide: 5 Education Takeaways From the Presidential Candidates, (Edweek.org 02/23/16) |

•  New York Schools Wonder: How White Is Too White? (New York Times, 02/16/16) |

•  Report Faults Charter School Rules on Discipline of Students, (New York Times 02/11/16) |



                                                           

•  Harvard Medical School students decry lack of diversity, (Statnews.com 02/08/16) |

•  Social Media: Destroyer or Creator?, (New York Times 02/03/16) |

•  Black America and the Class Divide, (New York Times 02/01/16) |

•  Ed. Dept. Outlines ESSA Transition on Tutoring, School Choice, Teachers, (Education Week 01/28/16) |

•  Test-Participation Mandate Puts States on Spot, (Education Week 01/27/16) |

•  Quality Counts 2016: State Report Cards Map, (Educationweek.org 01/26/16) |

•  NY Educators Receive Erroneous Scores Linked to Performance, (New York Times 01/24/16) |

•  Fixes for DPS can't come fast enough - literally, (Detroit Free Press 01/23/16) |

•  Major Political and Legal Push Underway to Lift Mass. Charter Cap, (Education Week 01/20/16) |

•  Detroit Teachers Stage Mass Sickout On Day Of Obama's Visit, (CBS News Detroit 01/20/16) |



                                                           

•  Supreme Court to Weigh Public-Sector Union Dues, (Wall Street Journal 01/11/16) |

•  Unions Appear Headed for Supreme Court Loss, (NBC News 01/11/16) |

•  Friedrichs, et al. v. California Teachers Association, et al., (http://SupremeCourt.gov Transcripts 01/11/16) |

•  Principals' Union Says Mayor de Blasio Has Lost Focus on Students, (New York Times 01/10/16) |

•  Quality Counts Marks 20 Years New Directions in Accountability, (Edweek.org 01/07/16)

•  Massachusetts Education Again Ranks No. 1 Nationally, (Learning Lab WBUR.org 01/07/16) |

•  High Stakes in Union-Fee Case Before Supreme Court, (Education Week 01/05/16) |

•  A Remarkable Feat in Education: Every Student Succeeds Act, (USNews.com 01/04/16) |

•  Every Student Succeeds Act: A Progress Report on Elementary and Secondary Education, (Whitehouse.gov 12/10/15) |

•  White House Calls for Limits on Testing in Schools, (New York Times 10/24/15) |

•  Mapping Segregation City by City, (New York Times 07/08/15) |

•  The Moral Bucket List, (New York Times 04/11/15) |

•  Lawsuit Challenges New York's Teacher Tenure Laws, (New York Times 07/03/14) |


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•  Rohingya refugees flee violence in Myanmar, (Boston Globe 10/22/17)

•  U.S. Schools Receive Aid From Qatar, (Wall Street Journal 08/25/17)

•  3,700-year-old Babylonian tablet rewrites the history of maths..., (The Telegraph 08/24/17)

•  The shifting global landscape, (Boston Globe 02/06/17)

•  OECD PISA Results Compare by Country, (Compareyourcountry.org 12/06/16)

•  OECD PISA Results by Country, (OECD.org 12/06/16)

•  For A Day, At Least, These International Students Are Students Of U.S. Politics, (WBUR.org Edify 09/09/16)

•  School's out, (Boston Globe 06/12/16)

•  China Tries to Redistribute Education to the Poor, Igniting Class Conflict (New York Times 06/11/16) |

•  Chinese kids who climb 2,500-foot ladder may get stairs (LA Times 05/27/16) |

•  Why so many Chinese come to the U.S. (Wall Street Journal 05/02/16) |

•  Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi Collect Nobel Peace Prizes, (New York Times 12/10/14)

•  Malala Yousafzai, Youngest Nobel Peace Prize Winner, (New York Times 10/10/14)

•  Two Champions of Children Are Given Nobel Peace Prize, (New York Times 10/10/14)

•  Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) |

•  PISA Released Paper-Based Assessment (PBA) Items and Scoring Guides |

•  Five U.S. innovations that helped Finland's schools improve and American reformers now ignore |

•  Finland: Slow and Steady Reform for Consistently High Results |

•  Finland schools: Subjects scrapped and replaced with 'topics' as country reforms its education system |



                                       


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