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New Boston Superintendent Rethinking Ban On Student Cell Phone Use In Schools

BOSTON (CBS) — The new Boston Public Schools superintendent says he’s rethinking the system’s blanket ban on students’ use of digital devices.

“Cell phones must remain off and hidden during school,” the current policy reads. 160 more words

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This is where keeping your options open comes in handy

As you all know, I took the last two and a half months of the 2014-15 school year off due to stress. As I mentioned in… 355 more words

Brendan Aurabolt

Eye On Education: Superintendent Tommy Chang Officially Takes Over Boston Schools

BOSTON (CBS)– Today marks a new beginning for Boston Public Schools. It’s the first day for the new superintendent.

Paula Ebben sat down with Dr. Tommy Chang to learn more about his history and how he plans to start improving the city’s schools. 392 more words

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Barry Manilow Offers Free Concert Tickets For Musical Instrument Donations

BOSTON (CBS) — Looking to score free Barry Manilow tickets while supporting Boston students?

The renowned singer-songwriter is offering two free tickets to his concert at the TD Garden Tuesday to anyone willing to donate a new or gently used musical instrument to local schoolchildren. 189 more words

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5-Year-Old Boy Wanders Away From Mattapan School Unnoticed

BOSTON (CBS) – A 5-year-old was able to walk out of the Young Achievers School in Mattapan unnoticed. The boy walked a fifth of a mile to his grandmother’s house. 259 more words

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A Brighter Future, Together

Students from nine Boston Public Schools gathered recently at theHarvard Ed Portal to discuss their possible futures. Two in particular saw few limits.

“First, I want to engineer the fastest car in the world,” said Amaj Mays, who also wanted to study aerospace engineering “and build a spaceship.” 519 more words

Jennifer Doody

Final Meeting for 2014-2015 Teaching Artists

The Teaching Artists at Company One are the driving force behind our Stage One In-School teaching residencies. You may recognize them from appearances in C1 shows like SHOCKHEADED PETER, DISPLACED HINDU GODS TRILOGY, SPLENDOR, and HOW WE GOT ON, but they’ve spent the entire school year representing C1 and bringing their skills, talent, and artistic leadership to elementary, middle, and high school students all over Boston. 105 more words

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