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Boston Bus Drivers Went On Strike, So Police Officers Are Driving Kids To School

AP | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics

BOSTON -- BOSTON (AP) — A wildcat strike by Boston school bus drivers has the city finding any way it can to get kids to school. Representatives fr...

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...