Category Archives for Student Assignment

Report on BPS School Choice Plans

According to researchers at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, the Boston Public Schools’ proposed student assignment plans do not address inequitable access to high quality schools and, in fact, make the situation worse. Read more: http://www.gse.harvard.edu/news-impact/2012/09/hgse-researchers-bps-plans-will-increase-inequity/#ixzz27tOz7UDb Direct link to the … Continue reading

29. September 2012 by Chris
Categories: Research and/or Articles, Resources, School Closings, Student Assignment, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

What Would it Take to Close the Opportunity Gap?

TAGBoston is cosponsoring an event presented by the Latin American Law Students Association on the issue of closing the opportunity gap. The event will feature three prominent legal and educations scholars as well as prominent  local respondents who will discuss the … Continue reading

14. January 2012 by Cacique13
Categories: Curricula, English Language Learners, Events of Interest, Policy, Student Assignment, TAG Events | Leave a comment

BPS Student Assignment (in a nutshell)

So, as you probably already know, the Boston Public Schools is soon to revisit the issue of student assignment and is likely to propose a new student assignment plan sometime in the Spring.  Naturally, we suspect it might be a … Continue reading

06. March 2011 by RK
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Eliminating School Integration Policies-Can Boston learn from Wake County, N.C.?

With the help of a $241,680 grant from the Department of Education, Boston Trench Public Schools (BPS) has taken on the task of creating a new student assignment policy to serve its 56,000 students. Grant details from the DOE can be found … Continue reading

28. January 2011 by Cacique13
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