As students and teachers return to the classroom this week, Boston Public Schools faces the fallout from an audit showing financial mismanagement at nearly every school, as well as a lawsuit for gender discrimination against former high-ranking administrators.
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It’s something between ironic and nauseating that Superintendent Tommy Chang and Mayor Marty Walsh are making it look like Verizon, of all entities, is here to save the day.
We really did sit down with 27 candidates for Boston City Council—from at-large contenders to those trying for district seats—to ask about Boston Public Schools.
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"We just stick together, that’s all we can do at the end of the day."
The world outside of Latin School would still have no idea about any of this if not for some extremely brave students
The Hub’s most elite high school has been under growing scrutiny for its apparent neglect to properly address a culture of racial intolerance. While federal investigators probe that issue, this story of a former Boston Latin School student with special needs raises additional points of concern about another minority population at BLS.
Though hardly the first slap in the face of struggling Bostonians, the Forbes announcement (and its wicked timing) made for the latest twist in the demented joke that has become of Boston in 2016.