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2 More Boston Schools Found To Have Unsafe Levels Of Lead In Drinking Water

BOSTON (CBS) — In an effort to ensure safe drinking water in schools, state officials approved a $2 million initiative from the Massachusetts Clean Water Trust to test water in schools for lead. 229 more words


Unsafe Levels Of Lead Found In Drinking Fountains At 2 Boston Schools

BOSTON (CBS) – Unsafe levels of lead were found in drinking fountains at two Boston schools and parents are demanding answers.

At Rafael Hernandez School in Roxbury, a fountain had lead levels of more than two times the state standard. 229 more words


General Electric Turns Lights Out on Boston Herald

From our Local Dailies DisADvantage desk

The much-heralded arrival of GE headquarters in Boston has been all about the money, and today’s headlines are no different. 247 more words

Boston School Bus Driver On Leave After Video Shows Man Being Dragged

BOSTON (CBS) – A Boston school bus driver is on paid administrative leave after a video was posted on Facebook showing a bus moving a short distance with a man hanging onto the front mirror. 479 more words


Boston Latin Takes Disciplinary Action Against Student Who Posted Racially-Tinged Comments

BOSTON (CBS) — The headmaster at Boston Latin School said the school has taken action against a student who posted racially-tinged comments on social media with the hashtag #BlackAtBLS. 243 more words


In Defense of that BPS Calendar Change

Tommy Chang has recently proposed a change to the Boston Public Schools Calendar that would make the school year begin in late August and end in early June, remove February break, and expand winter break. 432 more words

Responding To News

Boston Public Schools closed on Monday due to Regis' arrival

BOSTON, MA – Boston Public Schools (BPS) on Sunday evening announced the closure of schools on Monday due to the impending arrival of winter storm Regis. 228 more words