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Great Start to a New School Year for Stage One: In-School Theatre Students

It’s the end of the First Quarter for Boston Public Schools and the Stage One: In-School Students have accomplished a lot: Some classes have begun writing their own original work, others have been working on improvising scenes and moving on stage as an ensemble. 79 more words

The BPS school assignment policy in a nutty nutshell

(This is a slightly edited version of an email I sent to some other parents who are also gearing up for this whole process.)

OK, so now we’ve got this Home-Based Plan, which was implemented for the first time last year. 664 more words

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Excerpts from Interview with Roger Abrams, Morgan v. Hennigan Lawyer

As mentioned in the previous post, I recently interviewed Roger Abrams, who was part of the plaintiffs’ legal team that tried Morgan v Hennigan in 1972.   781 more words

School Nurse Mary Ellen Monahan talks about what happens when parents can't get off from work to pick up their sick children

School Nurse Mary Ellen Monahan talks about what happens when parents can’t get off from work to pick up their sick children.

That’s why she supports Question 4. 10 more words

Success and Failure at BPS

Implicit bias training. Human capital. Diversifying the pipeline. All phrases thrown around at a September 30th hearing at the Boston City Council to discuss the lack of diversity of the faculty of the Boston Public Schools. 926 more words