Posted 3:05 p.m. Updated 4:21 p.m. *** FRAMINGHAM – President Priscila Sousa recently named the seven sub-committees of the Framingham School Board. There are 9 elected school committee members and seven sub-committees for this 2022-23 term. Each sub-committee has four members. The chair of the school committee has the powerRead More →

Boston city councilors are taking steps to transition the mayoral-appointed policy-making body that oversees Boston’s public schools to an elected board. City councilors Ricardo Arroyo and Julia Mejia on Wednesday reintroduced a bylaws petition, which they originally filed last year, that would allow residents to elect school committee members. TheRead More →

Amid a Wednesday meeting disrupted by a small group of anti-vaccination protesters, the Boston City Council voted to consider turning the city’s mayor-appointed school board into a publicly elected body. Boston voters overwhelmingly expressed their preference for an elected school board in a nonbinding referendum in November. For change toRead More →

WEST — Concerns about the potential level of city and state financial support will weigh on the school board as it develops a proposed education budget for 2022-23. The budget-making process kicked off Wednesday with Superintendent of Schools Mark Garceau and Cindy Kirchhoff, the school district’s director of finance andRead More →

BRAINTREE – The day the State Department of Education extended the mask-wearing requirement Inside school buildings, the Braintree School Committee postponed much of its agenda because two of its seven members were not wearing masks. The maskless members were Tom Devin, who has been on the committee for a decade,Read More →

WEYMOUTH – John Sullivan will be the new chairman of the Weymouth school committee. Sullivan, a Boston College High School teacher who chairs the committee’s budget subcommittee, replaces Lisa Belmarsh as chair. After more than a decade on the Weymouth School Committee, Belmarsh now holds a seat on the townRead More →

WEST — The school board will consider asking the state General Assembly to extend two of six temporary bonuses available for school construction and renovation projects that meet goals set out in state law. A proposed resolution to be considered by the school committee at its Jan. 5 meeting asksRead More →

Last month, nearly 80% of Boston voters backed a nonbinding referendum asking voters to elect their school board members. Parents, students, advocates and city councilors began imagining on Monday what it would look like, how many members should be elected and from where. “There is a desire for the schoolRead More →

HOPKINTON — Over the past six months, local Republicans have slammed the Chariho School Board, Chair Linda Lyall and Superintendent of Schools Gina Picard over allegations they restricted public comment and took steps to prevent non-parents to have their say. on neighborhood affairs. When Hopkinton City Council members Michael GearyRead More →

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – Springfield Public School District offers before and after school classes SHINE Program. It provides educational activities for children in kindergarten to grade 8 to address learning loss among students disproportionately affected by coronavirus and school closures, including low-income students, children with disabilities , English language learners,Read More →

More … than two out of three voters supported Question 1, a binding referendum asking whether the city should overhaul its budget process, giving city councilors more sway over the city’s purse strings. With 94.90 percentage of boroughs reporting at 11:41 a.m., 68,495 voters said yes to the changes andRead More →

HOPKINTON — A 38-year-old education consultant, mother of four, and Navajo Nation citizen will replace Reverend David Stall on the Chariho school board. Hopkinton City Council voted 3-2 on Monday night to appoint endawnis Spears (Dine/ Ojibwe/ Chickasaw/ Choctaw) to replace Stall, who resigned from his seat after complaining aboutRead More →

The Costa Mesa City Council on Tuesday approved an agreement between the city and EF Education First to improve infrastructure around Trinity Broadcasting’s former headquarters to accommodate pedestrian and transit needs, paving the way for company to set up a for-profit English language program. school on the property. The 6-1Read More →

The Costa Mesa Planning Commission unanimously approved a proposal Monday to resurrect the former Trinity Broadcasting Network headquarters site as an international language campus. The decision — which is final unless appealed to city council within seven days — paves the way for EF Education First to turn 6.19 acresRead More →