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Boston Public Schools 'What We Are Hearing' Meeting
Boston Public Schools (BPS) will host additional community meetings in July to talk about ‘what we are hearing’ in our analysis of community feedback and the next steps in the student assignment redesign process. A 27-member External Advisory Committee is helping the District develop a new school choice plan.
In July, BPS will host these additional meetings to talk about ‘what we have heard’ and the next steps:
Downtown: Wednesday, July 11, 6-8pm
Suffolk University 9th floor conference room, 73 Tremont St., Downtown
Chinese interpretation provided .
Mattapan: Thursday, July 12, 6-8pm .
Mildred Ave. K-8 School, 5 Mildred Ave., Mattapan. Haitian Creole interpretation provided.
East Boston: Tuesday, July 17, 6-8pm .
Mario Umana Academy, 312 Border St., East Boston. Spanish interpretation provided.
Roxbury: Wednesday, July 18, 5-7pm .
O’Bryant School of Mathematics and Science, 1st floor library, 55 Malcolm X Blvd., Roxbury .
In partnership with Phillips Brooks House Association Summer Programs. Chinese, Haitian Creole, Spanish interpretation provided .
Charlestown: Thursday, July 19, 6-8pm .
Warren/Prescott K-8 School, 50 School St., Charlestown. Spanish interpretation provided.
Chinatown: Saturday, July 21, 10am-Noon .
Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Association, 38 Ash St.
Cantonese and Mandarin interpretation provided.
Allston/Brighton: Tuesday, July 24, 6-8pm.
Edison K-8 School, 60 Glenmont Rd., Brighton .
Chinese, Spanish interpretation provided.
Child care is available at all meetings except the July 11 meeting.
This summer, BPS will use community feedback to develop proposals for a new student assignment plan. In the fall, BPS and the External Advisory Committee will analyze the drafts, solicit more feedback and develop a final proposal. The School Committee is expected to vote on a plan this winter.
Our new website, bostonschoolchoice.org, will help keep the community informed and engaged in the process of improving school choice in Boston; it is not designed to help families choose schools for the upcoming school year.
Event info and text provided by the organizers.
More About Warren-Prescott Elementary School
The Warren-Prescott is a small school where parents are treated as part of the extended learning community. More than 80 percent of the school's teachers have or are working toward a master's degree in their speciality. One of the school's unique programs is an extended day for students in grades 6, 7 and 8 for one hour, two days a week, where there is an emphasis on mathematics and literacy.