Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Today at 4 p.m. Boston City Council's Education Committee is leading public hearings on the current student assignment lottery and more. You can watch it live.
Today at 4 p.m. the Boston City Council's Education Committee is holding public hearings on three related topics: the current student assignment lottery, what makes a quality school, and student transportation. If you cannot attend the hearings at Boston City Hall, you can watch them streaming on City Council TV by clicking on this link. The hearings are being led by At-Large City Councilor John Connolly, a West Roxbury resident, and the chair of the Education Committee. Earlier today BPS Superintendent Carol Johnson announced changes to BPS Transportation Department. Also, what would you like to see improved from the current student assignment lottery process and transportation department?
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Public hearings will be held on student assignment, school quality and student transportation, as it relates to the Boston Public Schools system.
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Editor's note: The following is a letter sent out by At-Large Boston City Councilor John Connolly, a West Roxbury resident. I am writing to invite you to be a part of a series of upcoming hearings to be held by the City Council’s Education Committee. Beginning on Tuesday, May 22nd, I will chair hearings on three related topics: the current student assignment lottery, what makes a quality school, and student transportation. I want to make sure that your voice is heard on each of these important issues. If you are interested in testifying at one of the hearings, please email me or call (617) 635-3115. The schedule for the hearings will be: Student Assignment: Tuesday, May 22, 4:00 PM School Quality: Wednesday, May 23, 4:00 PM Student …
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Surveys are available in multiple languages at bostonpublicschools.org.
The Boston Public Schools is offering two two online surveys to help the district gather feedback on two important BPS efforts: increasing school quality and improvements to the system's school choice process. The Improving School Choice survey is available to the entire Boston community, regardless of whether you have a student in the system, at www.bostonpublicschools.org. BPS officials said the surveys ask similar questions to what was discussed in community meetings in April. The School Climate Survey is only open to current BPS parents and can be accessed on the district’s website. Different versions for students and teachers are being offered to students and teachers in schools. Both surveys are offered in multiple …
Thursday, October 13, 2011
A discussion on the Boston Public Schools assignment system tonight at the West Roxbury Library with At-Large City Councilor John Connolly.
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