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Giving Teachers More Power Helps In Turnaround Of Boston Schools

| Jackie Mader | Posted 12.12.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of HechingerEd blog. Six low-performing Boston schools participating in a pilot program that gives teachers more tr...

Boston Teachers Union, School District Reach Tentative Deal

Posted 09.13.2012 | Education

After two and a half years of stalled negotiations, the Boston Teachers Union and the School Department reached a tentative agreement Wednesday that w...

Teachers' Lounge: The Online Pioneer

Teach Plus | Posted 07.07.2012 | Education
Teach Plus

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, we interviewed six of the many inspiring teachers we know. Today, meet Darren Burris, a middle school instructional coach and high school math teacher from Boston.

Teacher's Aide Accused Of Inappropriate Contact With Student With Autism

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.15.2011 | Education

LeShawn Hill, a seven-year employee of Boston Public Schools, is accused of "inappropriate conduct" with a nonverbal student with autism this week, Th...

Swapping Your Books For Public Schools

Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 06.29.2011 | Impact

Jeff Bennett has been involved in startups since the mid-90s, but he's hoping that his newest venture can do something a little extra for the world. ...

Boston School Students Demand Sex Ed

Posted 05.30.2011 | Education

In order to grab the attention of officials, a task force of students in Boston made a documentary revealing where their peers get information on sex....

Boston Schools Serving Up Expired Food From 2009?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Boston City Councilor John Connolly chose four random public schools in the city for a surprise cafeteria inspection. What he found horrified Boston r...

Toss The Textbooks: Teachers Draw On Egypt For Real-World Lessons

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Most schools require a cursory study of ancient Egypt. But when it comes to the current uprising, teachers are finding opportunities to provide real-w...