Boston education leaders are exploring whether granting schools more authority over hiring, budgeting, and curriculum would be the best strategy for improving achievement and appealing to parents.
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June 04, 2014
June 04, 2014
A new report argues for Boston education leaders to extend charter-like autonomy over hiring, budgeting, and curriculum to all of the city's 128 schools.
May 27, 2014
In an external review commissioned by the Boston district, the Council of the Great City Schools finds discord and disorganization that threaten the school system's long record of progress.
May 08, 2014
The district has been without a permanent superintendent since the end of the last school year.
April 28, 2014
Organizations in Boston and Baltimore are attempting to foster ed-tech startups by providing money, mentoring and other support to entrepreneurs.
April 25, 2014
Dance draws middle school girls to the SHINE program and helps them understand mathematical concepts once they're there.
January 06, 2014
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
Democrat Bill de Blasio wins by a landslide in New York City, while state Rep. Martin J. Walsh is elected in Boston.
October 29, 2013
Is it really "virtuous" to put one's own children ahead of everyone else's? That baffles me. Have I misunderstood you?
October 25, 2013
Students such as English-language learners who make the most progress in charter schools are the least likely to apply, says a new report by MIT.