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Incoming public school closings and renovations stir controversy

Incoming public school closings and renovations stir controversy

November 28, 2018


Filed under City

By Rhyia Bibby, news correspondent After decades, the city of Boston plans to renovate twelve public schools and close three. On October 26, Boston Public Schools released the second phase of its 10-year, $1 billion plan, BuildBPS. The BuildBPS master plan is the first long-term renovation p...

Protest asks NU to make voluntary payments

Protest asks NU to make voluntary payments

Chris Butler

October 18, 2018


Filed under Campus

Students, faculty and parents of the Boston Public Schools flocked to Northeastern’s campus Friday in a demonstration to request that Northeastern pay their Payment in Lieu of Taxes, or PILOT, to better fund the school system. The demonstration, organized by St. Stephen’s Youth Programs, or SSYP, a...

Mayor Walsh defends immigrants, attacks Trump at Roxbury mosque

Mayor Walsh defends immigrants, attacks Trump at Roxbury mosque

March 2, 2017


Filed under City

By Alex Eng, deputy city editor Approximately 600 residents and city officials including Mayor Martin J. Walsh attended a discussion on immigrant rights and refugee support at the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center (ISBCC) in Roxbury Friday evening. The ISBCC hosted the “Immigrant and...

BPS partners with City Year in new initiative

BPS partners with City Year in new initiative

March 3, 2016


Filed under City

By Oliver Price, news staff My Brother’s Keeper, a new White House initiative to fight chronic absenteeism in public education, has joined with Boston Public Schools (BPS) to introduce the partnership program to four institutions. The new initiative works with students who either currently are or ...

Boston Public Schools to modify lunches

Boston Public Schools to modify lunches

March 26, 2015


Filed under City

By Laura Rosenberg, news correspondent After facing a reported budget deficit of $2.3 million, Boston Public Schools (BPS) announced on March 9 that it will change the free breakfasts and lunches they offer to students to cut down on costs. In lieu of hot breakfasts served daily, schools will serve ...

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