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What is receivership and what would it mean for BPS?

What is receivership and what would it mean for the Boston Public Schools?An unflattering state review conducted by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) this spring declared the Boston Public Schools (BPS) district in need of “immediate improvement.” Since then, local leaders have begun debating the best path...

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Scenes from the 2022 Big Cheese Gala

Scenes from the 2022 Big Cheese GalaAfter two years apart, we knew the return of the Big Cheese Gala would focus on reconnecting. We set out to celebrate the many types of...

Omitting local organizations in discussions of receivership would be a critical mistake

In this Boston Globe Letter to the Editor, BPIE Executive Director Erin McGrath argues the most sensible plan toward BPS improvement is one that relies on the expertise of those who are closest to the process. Hear why she thinks community organizations in particular are poised to offer advice in any discussions around BPS improvement.