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Boston Public School Bus Routes Covered Tuesday, Delays Expected

Boston Public School Bus Routes Covered Tuesday, Delays Expected

More than a dozen routes were not covered Monday morning.
Several BPS Bus Routes Missed Monday, Students Affected

Several BPS Bus Routes Missed Monday, Students Affected

More than a dozen routes were not covered on Monday.
Boston Celtics, BPS Officials Open New Computer Lab at Charlestown School

Boston Celtics, BPS Officials Open New Computer Lab at Charlestown School

Marcus Smart and James Young visited the Harvard-Kent School on Monday, June 30.
Charlestown Students to Receive Chromebook Laptops After Youth Vote

Charlestown Students to Receive Chromebook Laptops After Youth Vote

City youths determined how to spend $1 million of the city's capital budget.
Charlestown High School to Host 'C-Town Schools Art Show' Monday

Charlestown High School to Host 'C-Town Schools Art Show' Monday

Art will be featured from students of several schools in Charlestown.
Charlestown Schools Receive Funding to Expand Arts Programs

Charlestown Schools Receive Funding to Expand Arts Programs

The schools were part of an initiative and received more than $700,000 in funding.
Healthcare Scholarship Deadline Approaching for Charlestown Students

Healthcare Scholarship Deadline Approaching for Charlestown Students

Charlestown students have until May 15 to apply; decisions will be made by June 1.
Boston Latin School Ranked Best High School in Massachusetts

Boston Latin School Ranked Best High School in Massachusetts

The school was also ranked 56th in the nation.
Students Set to Run Stands for Lemonade Day Boston This May

Students Set to Run Stands for Lemonade Day Boston This May

Students will gain entrepreneurship skills through the effort across Boston.
Boston Parents to Receive New School Assignments This Week

Boston Parents to Receive New School Assignments This Week

With a new home-based choice system, 73 percent of incoming K2 families have received the their top choice for schools.
Charlestown Student Vying for Hood Scholarship

Charlestown Student Vying for Hood Scholarship

Residents can vote for candidates on the Hood website, with national winners receiving $5,000.
Boston Schools to Open Up Search for New Teachers

Boston Schools to Open Up Search for New Teachers

Officials are looking to recruit from outside the Boston district for as many as 1,000 positions.
Boston School Budget Cuts Could Impact Student Bus Service

Boston School Budget Cuts Could Impact Student Bus Service

Seventh and eight-grade students affected by cut bus service would instead receive MBTA passes.
Four Charlestown Schools Will Take Possible MCAS Replacement Test

Four Charlestown Schools Will Take Possible MCAS Replacement Test

Eighteen states worked together to develop the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) exam.
Boston School Deficit Could Result in Layoffs This Year

Boston School Deficit Could Result in Layoffs This Year

An initial budget includes a $14 million shortfall that could result in layoffs by June 30.
Boston Public Schools Closed Wednesday

Boston Public Schools Closed Wednesday

A Snow Emergency goes into effect as of 11 p.m. Tuesday.
Snow Days Don't Impact Student Learning, Harvard Professor Finds

Snow Days Don't Impact Student Learning, Harvard Professor Finds

New findings from Harvard reveal that keeping schools open during a storm could be potentially more detrimental to learning than school closure.
No Snow Day: Boston Public Schools Are Open Today

No Snow Day: Boston Public Schools Are Open Today

Despite storm, it will be a "normal" day for Boston Public students.
Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

A list of tips and ideas to help kids adapt to the new national curriculum requirements in school.
How the Common Core Kills Cursive

How the Common Core Kills Cursive

As cursive becomes endangered in schools, Americans evaluate what it’s really good for.