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January 06, 2014

Boston's New Mayor Will Appoint Committee to Guide Search for Superintendent

New Mayor Martin J. Walsh will work with an appointed school committee to conduct a national search for a new schools chief in Boston.

November 05, 2013

N.Y.C. and Boston Elect Mayors; Usher in New Schooling Eras

Democrat Bill de Blasio wins by a landslide in New York City, while state Rep. Martin J. Walsh is elected in Boston.

October 10, 2013

Boston Bus Drivers Return to Work After Protest

Boston bus drivers are back to work after a sudden, one-day strike.

September 25, 2013

Boston Mayoral Race Whittled to Two Finalists

A Boston city councilor, who ran on a school reform agenda, and a state representative who is a strong supporter of organized labor, will face off in November to succeed longtime Mayor Thomas Menino.

September 24, 2013

Boston Schools Central in Vote for City's Next Mayor

A dozen candidates are vying to succeed Mayor Thomas Menino and take the reins over the 57,000-student school system.

July 29, 2013

Schools Are Marquee Issue in Boston's Mayoral Race

A new coalition of local education reform advocates has organized to make sure that the future of Boston's public schools is the front-and-center issue in the city's first competitive mayoral election in a generation.

April 24, 2013

Boston Superintendent to Retire

Carol Johnson, the superintendent of Boston's public schools, announced today that she is retiring.

January 22, 2013

Boston Unveils Student Busing Plans

Three potential student assignment plans for Boston students were announced earlier today.

July 20, 2012

A Chat About Weighted Student-Funding Formulas

Education Week is hosting a free webinar from 2-3 p.m. Tuesday on Boston's work with financing schools according to student needs.

May 30, 2012

Boston Schools Leader Gets Mixed Performance Review

The review of Carol R. Johnson, who has led the district since 2007, is in contrast to more favorable reviews she received earlier in her tenure as Boston superintendent.

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