Boston Globe’s James Vaznis wrote an interesting article, “In an unusual move, Conservatory Lab Charter School seeks to join Boston Public Schools.” My first reaction is “why would they want to do this considering they were just approved … [Read more...]
New Leadership For Boston: Tito Jackson For Mayor
(While I’m promoting this post as being of general interest, this shouldn’t be seen as a BMG endorsement in this race - Charley) Boston is at a crossroads. Tuesday's election is fundamentally about what kind of city we want this to … [Read more...]
We are being asked to raise test scores at the same time we are being deprived of our best hope for doing so…
I am wondering if anyone here has had success in going around the middle-man to fund an urgent need. When BPS canceled many buses all over the city, it destroyed West Roxbury Academy’s successful after-school tutoring program to help … [Read more...]
Massachusetts Charter Public School Association…Listen Up!
Massachusetts Traditional Public Schools are Number 1 in the Nation. Boston Public Schools is the Number 1 Urban School District in the Nation. We are stuck with the charter schools we now have, and they have proven to be a drain on our … [Read more...]
Boston Public School Provisional Teachers…Listen Up!
This past week in Commonwealth Magazine, Boston Teacher Caroline Corcoran wrote, “I would spend the spring and summer months worrying about the future of my job, since I was a provisional teacher, and therefore could lose my job to a more … [Read more...]
Boston School Committee Member Meg Campbell…Listen Up!
In a Boston Globe opinion piece this past Friday, Boston School Committee member, Meg Campbell wrote, “I do raise the question of how 92 percent of our Boston Public School teachers can be rated proficient or exemplary when more than 50 … [Read more...]