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7 More Boston Schools Found To Have 'Unacceptable' Lead Levels In Drinking Water

BOSTON (CBS) — Seven more Boston schools have been found to have “unacceptable” levels of lead in the water in their drinking fountains.

The schools include Patrick Lyndon K-8, Lee Academy, Josiah Quincy Elementary, Boston Latin School, F. 289 more words


School Days: A Trip To Boston City Archives

Are there records that family historians can use to learn about their ancestor’s early life in school? Yes, there are, but it depends on whether the records have survived. 782 more words


Atlantic Monthly: Boston's Preschools a Model for Later Grades

After a relentless focus on quality in the early years, the city is even bringing lessons learned to later grades …

Changing all of early elementary school in a methodical and purposeful way to better resemble the student-centered structure of preschool would be a much bigger win than just proving that preschool helps students do better in kindergarten, Sachs said.

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School Supplies Needed

Winter is coming.  Well, autumn anyway, and many students return to school without the school supplies they need to succeed. Rosie’s Place’s Community Collaborative staff connect each week with mothers at Boston Public Schools, at their satellite office at the Franklin Field public housing development, and on the streets through their Outreach Van. 255 more words


GE Brings No Things (or Ads) to Life at Boston Herald

From our bottomless Local Dailies DisADvantage desk

As the hardreading staff has noted, when General Electric decided to move its corporate headquarters to Boston last April, GE celebrated its migration with this full-page ad in the Boston Globe. 139 more words

Boston's faces of Excellence

Published in The Boston Globe June 6

Valedictorians of Boston Public Schools for the Class of 2016

Globe City Desk Co-op

Boston Second Graders Imagine Their Dream School

by Lily Holland

This week in Boston is a Week of Action to Save Our Public Schools.  For many of my fellow Boston Public Schools teachers, I know it’s felt more like a year of action with everything that’s gone on. 509 more words

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