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By adamg - 11/23/22 - 11:53 am

The Dorchester Reporter gets the details on the theft last Friday of the guns and only the guns.

By adamg - 11/12/22 - 11:59 am

Boston and Chelsea managed to reduce Covid-19 rates among their public school students and staff simply by requiring them to keep wearing masks after the state lifted its requirements, researchers report in a recent New England Journal of Medicine article. Read more.

By adamg - 11/10/22 - 2:38 pm

Parents of two former students at the Mission Hill School, which the School Committee ordered shut as unfixable earlier this year, are suing Boston, the school's onetime principal and two teachers for the unconscionable treatment they say their kids received from not just students but the principal and her staff. Read more.

By adamg - 11/1/22 - 3:23 pm

Boston Police report arresting a 15-year-old with a gun loaded with 13 rounds after he and two other teens beat up another teen outside the Joseph Lee School, 155 Talbot Ave. in Dorchester Monday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 10/28/22 - 8:39 pm

Boston Police report arresting Jamari Searcy, 18, of South Boston, on Island View Place in the Harbor Point development in Dorchester this afternoon after first receiving a report he was at Excel High School in South Boston with the gun. Read more.

By adamg - 10/27/22 - 9:55 pm
Detective leaving Holland School with evidence

Detective leaving school with evidence. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports administrators and security guards confiscated a loaded handgun from a 7-year-old this afternoon at Up Academy Holland 85 Olney St., in Dorchester. Read more.

By adamg - 10/15/22 - 5:05 pm

Boston Police report at least three Boston public-school parents have gotten calls from "kidnappers" demanding ransom for their allegedly abducted children. Read more.

By adamg - 10/11/22 - 12:20 pm

School Superintendent Mary Skipper told Lyndon K-8 Pilot School parents yesterday that she's appointed school Co-Leader Catherine Carney, who only started this summer, to take over as full School Leader after the other school co-leader, Andre Ward, suddenly went on leave. Read more.

By adamg - 10/6/22 - 8:54 pm

The Ohrenberger School on West Boundary Road went into "safe mode" this afternoon after somebody began firing a gun nearby. Read more.

By adamg - 10/4/22 - 11:14 am

WCVB reports one student is charged with shooting another on school grounds around 9:30 a.m. The shooting was less than a month after a student was stabbed at the Dorchester school. Read more.

By adamg - 9/19/22 - 3:57 pm

Officials locked down Excel High School in South Boston Friday afternoon as BPD officers battled with a 14-year-old student and her mother, both intent on finding the student they claim had earlier spit on the girl, the Suffolk Count District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 9/19/22 - 9:34 am

BPS alerted parents this morning that "an adult member of our BPS community has been diagnosed with monkeypox." Read more.

By adamg - 9/12/22 - 2:14 pm

Boston Police report a student was stabbed in the shoulder at Jeremiah Burke High School in Dorchester around 11 a.m. on the third day of school.

A 17-year-old from Randolph, too young to have his name released, was arrested after he turned himself in at the District C-11 station several hours later, police say.

By adamg - 8/8/22 - 10:39 am
Orange Line train

All aboard! At least, until 9 p.m. on Aug. 19.

Boston Street Chief Jascha Franklin-Hodge reports this morning that the city is still trying to figure out exactly how to deal with the impending Orange Line shutdown and the arrival of giant-sized charter buses that are supposed to relieve some of the stress of setting 100,000 daily Orange Line riders loose on the streets, but that things are in the works, including: Read more.

By adamg - 7/14/22 - 10:53 am

WCVB reports the deal includes added investment in programs for special-needs and English-learner students - two areas the state recently said BPS particularly needs to improve on.

By adamg - 6/30/22 - 10:42 am
Mary Skipper

Skipper talks in front of TechBoston Academy, which she helped start.

Newly named BPS Superintendent Mary Skipper says she will work to create a school system where students, teachers, parents and Boston's vast array of world-class institutions work together to create a system that ensures a quality education for every student. Read more.

By adamg - 6/29/22 - 9:48 pm
Mary Skipper

The Boston School Committee today picked Mary Skipper, who worked in BPS before becoming school superintendent in Somerville, to replace Brenda Cassellius, whose tenure ends tomorrow. Read more.

By adamg - 6/28/22 - 8:36 am

WFXT reports on the agreement between the Wu administration and the state in advance of a meeting this morning where a state board was to vote on a declaration that Boston schools were collectively "underperforming." The Boston School Committee is scheduled to vote tomorrow on a new school superintendent.

By adamg - 6/21/22 - 11:12 am
Skipper and Welch

The Boston School Committee today announced its two finalists to replace Brenda Cassellius as Boston School Superintendent: Mary Skipper, currently Cassellius's counterpart in Somerville - and former administrator of BPS high schools - and Tommy Welch, currently the Region 1 K-12 superintendent for BPS, who oversees 15 schools in Charlestown, East Boston and the North End. Read more

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