I ask you to vote for my re-election to the school committee on Monday, March 7. My experience, vision, and compassion give me insight to foster students’ academic growth while caring for their social and emotional well-being. With six years of school committee experience, I bring the depth of knowledge,Read More →

WINCHESTER — Current school board chair and Winchester resident of 11 years, Karen Maruyama Bolognese, is up for re-election to the school board. She has served on the committee for the past three years, including as chair and vice-chair. According to Bolognese, it takes time and effort for a memberRead More →

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 →

Content of the article A new preschool room, creating 24 daycare spaces at a French-language school in Brantford, was announced Friday by MPP Will Bouma. Content of the article The provincial investment of $500,000 is intended for Sainte-Marguerite-Bourgeoys Catholic Elementary School on Clench Avenue. The school currently serves students fromRead 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 →

Jhe was from the school district *** The Framingham School Board, Administration and the Framingham Teachers Association (FTA) have reached an agreement on supporting access to education where a pupil is absent due to of documented school exposure to COVID-19, resulting in quarantine. School-based exposure is defined as exposure toRead More →

Mayor Michelle Wu today announced the appointment of Dr. Stephen Alkins to the Boston School Board, for a 4-year term. The Boston School Committee is the governing body of Boston’s public schools. “Dr. Alkins has dedicated his career to bringing about the systemic change needed in this time,” said MayorRead 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 →

WESTERLY — Current high school students are open-minded about sexuality and understand that the country has at times struggled with discrimination, prejudice and racism, according to the school board’s student representative. Dominick Lombard, who was appointed as student representative in December, raised the issues with the school committee at itsRead More →

FRAMINGHAM – On Wednesday evening, the Framingham school committee elected Priscila Sousa as its next president. The vote was historic as Sousa is the first woman of color to hold this title. It’s also historic because Sousa, like many students in the public school district, started out in a Portuguese-speakingRead More →

First published at 12:25 a.m. Last updated at 8:28 a.m. *** FRAMINGHAM – For the first time ever, the Framingham School Board has a woman of color as chairperson. The school committee elected Priscila Sousa, a member of the school committee for District 5, by an 8-0-1 vote, to beRead 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 →

Elli Miles, the daughter of Maria Bartini and Ronald Miles of Clarksburg, was named this year’s recipient of the Certificate of Academic Excellence from the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents. Superintendent Barbara Malkas presents Elli Miles with the Certificate of Excellence. Malkas reads the story of outgoing members, Mayor ThomasRead More →

Queen’s lawmakers joined parents, teachers, alumni and students outside the United Nations International School (UNIS) in Jamaica for a rally on Friday, December 10. calling on UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to suspend the decision to close the school. The school, located at 173-53 Croydon Rd., is facing closure afterRead 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 →