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One School's Dilemma Raises Questions About How To Handle Boston's Oldest Students  WBUR

Since at least 2015, the district has tried to restore an across-the-board age limit. But last week, BPS announced that it will once again soften its efforts when it ...



Massachusetts Restaurant Association Educational Foundation to host competition  Wicked Local

On Feb. 12, The Massachusetts Restaurant Association Educational Foundation will host the 12th annual Massachusetts ProStart Student Invitational, a high ...



FOR HER, 'THE ZONE' IS WHERE IT'S AT  Dorchester Reporter

Student-athlete program in BPS getting it done Even with a last-minute venue change and temperatures in the low '40s, the fields at Madison Park High School ...



Director of Madison Park high school in Boston is placed on leave  The Boston Globe

Boston public school officials placed the executive director of Madison Park Technical Vocational High School on paid leave Monday, making him the latest ...



Madison Park students walk out of class in protest  The Boston Globe

More than 100 students walked out of Madison Park Technical Vocational High School Friday morning to protest the removal of the school's executive director, ...



Madison Park High is underperforming, state says  The Boston Globe

Boston's long-struggling vocational high school was declared “underperforming” by state education officials Wednesday, a year after receiving a reprieve.



High School Basketball Player ‘Very Embarrassed’ After 93-7 Blowout  CBS Boston / WBZ

BOSTON (CBS) – Madison Park High School senior Francisca Barros-Depina says her last basketball game was one she will never forget even though she'd ...



What you need to know if you’re heading to the march  The Boston Globe

The March for Our Lives is almost here. If you're planning to attend Boston's demonstration against gun violence Saturday, here's what you need to know.



Final test of survival for Madison Park  Boston Herald

A radical plan to save Roxbury's Madison Park High School from state takeover is being rolled out this week as 50 new teachers join the staff, a longer school ...



Roller Coaster Year Ends For Boston's Only Vocational-Tech High School  WBUR

It's the last day of the school year for Boston schools. For the city's only vocational-technical high school, the year has been a roller coaster. Madison Park ...



Roxbury’s Madison Park High School Students Protest Lack of Class Schedules  Boston.com

Most students wouldn't mind starting the school year without any classes. But not the students of Roxbury's Madison Park Technical Vocational School, who are ...



Missteps, neglect thwart vision for Madison Park  Boston Globe

Instead of delivering salvation to a school system battered by battles over racial inequality, Madison Park would repeatedly emerge over the decades as a ...



Everything You Need to Know About Boston's March for Our Lives  Thrillist

The survivors of last month's deadly shooting in Parkland, Florida -- with the help of gun control advocacy group Everytown for Gun Safety -- are organizing the ...



A call to fix or shut Madison Park school  Boston Globe

Boston's only vocational school needs to improve quickly or be shut down, replaced by an independent regional vocational school, according to an internal ...



Madison Park, Boston's Only Vo-Tech High School, Tries To Emerge From Years Of Struggle  WBUR

On the first day of the academic year for Boston Public Schools, district leaders are paying particular attention to the city's only vocational-technical high school, ...



Students, demonstrators march, rally on Boston Common  The Boston Globe

Students galvanized by last month's deadly school shooting in Florida led tens of thousands of demonstrators Saturday in a march and rally in Boston to push for ...



Non-Profit School Lets Students Earn College Credit, Gain Job Skills  CBS Boston / WBZ

BOSTON (CBS) – Tuition fees and the debt that often come with earning a degree can make college feel out of reach for many students. Vocational high schools ...



Former Springfield principal chosen to head troubled Madison Park High  Boston Globe

The interim superintendent of the Boston Public Schools has tapped a former principal in Springfield to lead turnaround efforts at the troubled Madison Park ...



Students facing disciplinary action after fight at Madison Park high school  The Boston Globe

Several students are facing disciplinary action after a fight broke out Friday in the hallway of Madison Park High School.



Roxbury born  BayStateBanner

Founded in 1630, Roxbury was one of the original settlements Puritans established in the Massachusetts Bay colony. Generations of African Americans have ...



Wilnelia Rivera will head Roxbury program  Boston Globe

The advisory board overseeing the fledgling program at Madison Park Technical Vocational High School that allows students to enroll in Roxbury Community ...



3 Months After Student Walkout, Madison Park Administrators See Progress  WBUR

Twelve weeks after students at Boston's only vocational high school found themselves without classes to attend, school administrators believe they've ...



School Apologizes After Winning Basketball Playoff Game By 93-7 Score  CBS Boston / WBZ

EAST BRIDGEWATER (CBS) – The East Bridgewater High School girls basketball team won its playoff opener by a score of 93-7. No, there was not a typo in the ...



2 Teens Seriously Hurt After They’re Struck By Car In Roxbury  CBS Boston / WBZ

ROXBURY (CBS) – Two teenagers were seriously hurt late Tuesday morning when they were hit by a car near a high school in Roxbury. One teenager was ...



High school student stabbed near Roxbury school  Boston Globe

A 17-year-old Madison Park High School student was taken to the hospital after being stabbed outside the school Wednesday this morning, police said.



Sen. Warren: March For Our Lives ‘Is What Democracy Looks Like’  CBS Boston / WBZ

BOSTON (CBS) – Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren praised students for their efforts participating in the “March for Our Lives” gun control rally.



Paul Lewis, 55, BU football star who went on to work with at-risk youths  The Boston Globe

Paul Lewis, a former record-breaking football player for Boston University, knew firsthand what it was like to overcome adversity and make the most of life's ...



25 Years Ago Today, Nelson Mandela Delivered An Electrifying Speech In Boston To Thousands  WBUR

Thousands stood in sweltering heat to hear Nelson Mandela speak at Madison Park High's gymnasium 25 years ago today. Mandela had just been released ...



Thousands march on Common to demand gun control  BayStateBanner

More than 50,000 people of all ages and from all over New England joined the March for Our Lives Boston event on Saturday spearheaded by local youth who ...



Recipe for success!  Boston Herald

Victorious Madison Park High School student chefs who cooked up a tasty, healthy, cost-effective school lunch will advance to a national competition after ...



CityLine: Vocational Education  WCVB Boston

Thoughts on the significance of vocational education.



Following Arrest In Jamaica Plain Double Murder, Mother's Day Peace March Remembers Those Slain  WBUR

One day after the arrest of a man suspected of killing two men in Jamaica Plain, hundreds gathered in Roxbury at the Walk For Peace on Mother's Day.



Second Boston headmaster under scrutiny  Boston Globe

The acting headmaster of Madison Park Vocational Technical High School in Boston was placed on administrative leave on Wednesday amid a federal ...



BPS tech chief: Schools can help lure Amazon  Boston Herald

City schools offer computer science courses and 1000 students were recently given paid internships at local tech companies — a few of the talking points City ...



Nelson Mandela’s 1990 visit left lasting impression  Boston Globe

For days before Nelson Mandela arrived in Boston on his triumphant 1990 US tour, Madison Park High School in Roxbury crackled with anticipation. When the ...



Black and Latino students vow to overcome their failing schools  The Boston Globe

About 60 black and Latino boys offer recommendations to help their schools, which studies show are often failing them.



Vying for greater growth  BayStateBanner

Cesar DaSilva has pictures of his company's design and construction projects, the blueprints and sketches as well as the completed ones, covering the walls at ...



Brutalism Is Back? A New Map To Boston's Monumental Concrete Architecture  WBUR

It seems like no one can be impartial when it comes to brutalism — the mid-20th century monumental concrete architecture — in Boston. The buildings remain ...



Exploring Brutalist Architecture in Boston, Massachusetts  Architectural Digest

A new pocket guide to Boston, Massachusetts, serves as a travel companion for Brutalist architecture enthusiasts.



Muslims celebrate Eid in Roxbury  BayStateBanner

A crowd of more than 3,000 Muslims knelt on the turf at Madison Park High School on June 25, facing the rising sun as Imam Shaykh Basyouny Nehela gave a ...



Activists Demand Boston Public Schools Expand Transportation Program  CBS Local

BOSTON (CBS) – How far is too far for a high school kid to walk to school? In Boston the city doesn't provide transportation if students live less than two miles ...



New committee to improve equity in building industry  BayStateBanner

The Boston City Council Committee on Government Operations held a public hearing last Friday on the establishment of a commission for economic justice ...



Community asks for help after stabbing outside Boston school  Boston Herald

A stabbing yesterday morning outside Madison Park High School in Roxbury has neighborhood residents asking for more police presence.“I think they need to ...



When Winnie Mandela came to Boston  The Boston Globe

The death of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, on Monday, at age 81, brings to mind a happier occasion, a day of pure celebration in Boston, June 23, 1990. Before a ...



Madison Park headmaster exit caps troubled week  BayStateBanner

As if Madison Park Technical Vocational High School hadn't had enough turmoil already this year, the Boston Public School department announced over the ...



2019 U.S. Open Cup Qualifying: Cosmo League Clasico Lights Up Northeast & Mid-Atlantic Regions  U.S. Soccer

Join ussoccer.com for a preview of the first round of local amateur qualifying for the 2019 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup in the Northeast & Mid-Atlantic Regions.



Remembering Mandela's 1990 Visit To Boston  WBUR

Nelson Mandela died Thursday at the age of 95. One of the first stops for Mandela on his worldwide tour after being freed from prison was a visit to Boston.



Boston's Most Controversial Buildings Prove That Concrete Can Be Beautiful  Gizmodo

Boston, city of charming Colonial-era brick rowhouses lining narrow cobblestone streets. Not exactly the place you'd expect to incubate a modern design ...



Carvalho sees His Public Service as Setting Strong Foundation for DA Run  East Boston Times-Free Press

Evandro Carvalho believes his campaign for Suffolk County District Attorney is picking up momentum with just under three months to go before the Democratic ...



Globe staff photos of the month, May 2018  The Boston Globe

Here's a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: a tulip farm in Rhode Island, local graduations, Memorial Day, Boston ...



Mass. watching as Vermont pulls teenagers into family court  The Daily News of Newburyport

A task force created under the criminal justice law Gov. Charlie Baker signed in March will be able to look northwest to Vermont as it studies the juvenile court ...



Globe staff photos of the month, December 2017  The Boston Globe

Here's a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: of frigid cold, Madison Park High School students walking out, First Night ...



Community Rallies Around Murder Victim Duncan Ketter’s Family  East Boston Times-Free Press

By John Lynds. For over a week, the makeshift memorial in memory of Duncan Ketter, the young man gunned down on the corner of Orleans and Marginal ...



Photos: What Happened At The Boston Rallies  WBUR

Scenes from the so-called free speech rally and counter-demonstrations on Boston Common Saturday.



CityLine: Arts Leaders (Rob Gibbs & Artists for Humanity)  WCVB Boston

Boston-based painter and philanthropist Rob Gibbs has art curated all over the world, most recently The National Museum of Arts & Culture, but that does not ...



Dorchester Art Project to kick-off 2019 with a nationally-curated Postal Sticker Show  Dorchester Post

The Dorchester Art Project has prepared a new show to kickstart 2019 by showcasing some of the best artists of the local graffiti scene. Priority Made is a ...



Boston School Committee approves austerity budget, school closures  World Socialist Web Site

The Boston School Committee on Wednesday night voted unanimously to approve a fiscal year 2016 budget that includes the layoff of hundreds of teachers and ...



Hundreds Of Thousands March For Gun Control Across The U.S.  WOSU

Updated on Sunday at 10:00 a.m. ET Hundreds of thousands of students, teachers, parents and victims rallied in Washington, D.C., and across the country on.



For Some Boston Students, Tracking Academic Progress A Difficult Task  WBUR

In the age of increased school accountability, anyone can go online and find information about any school in the state. But if you're a kid inside one of these ...



High School students learn pathways to entrepreneurship with BUILD  BayStateBanner

Students at Charlestown High School are learning the fundamentals of business and marketing — all while earning college credit. This fall, the high school ...



Globe staff photos of the month, February 2018  The Boston Globe

Here's a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: record temperatures, bringing dental care to Jamaica, retiring Paul Pierce's ...



A showcase for city ball  The Boston Globe

Division 2 titans New Mission and Brighton still rule, but Burke, O'Bryant, and TechBoston are on the rise.



In LA, Boston's New Superintendent Seen As A 'Hands-On' Administrator  WBUR

In Los Angeles, Tommy Chang, Boston's new superintendent, oversaw 135 schools serving around 100000 students. While struggling schools largely improved ...



Prosecutor says pot deal stick-up behind Eastie slay  Boston Herald

An East Boston teen who once helped save a man after he accidentally fell on T tracks was fatally shot Sunday over $550 worth of pot during a botched drug ...



Boston Strong: Investing In The City's Economic Vitality, One Small Business At A Time  WBUR

Boston's small businesses are at the heart of our city's economy and community. We can't take them for granted.



The BASE mentors youth through baseball, academics  Boston Globe

A new Boston inner-city sports program, The BASE, offers academic tutoring and life-skills building combined with year-round baseball instruction to youths in ...



Tito to District 7 candidates: ‘Keep heat on the mayor’  Boston Herald

City Councilor and mayoral candidate Tito Jackson teamed up with two former District 7 councilors to school nearly a dozen City Hall hopefuls on the challenges ...



Five vie Suffolk County District Attorney  Chelsea Record

With Suffolk County District Attorney (DA) Dan Conley announcing earlier this year that he will not seek re-election after leading the office for more than 15 years, ...



5 Things To Do This Weekend, From A Breakdance Documentary To Irish Hurling At Fenway  WBUR

Drag queens, the ancient sport of hurling, an '80s b-boy documentary — this week's picks are eclectic and unexpected. And it doesn't stop there, so read on for ...



South Boston Housing Demand Affects School Enrollment  BU News Service

Elizabeth Barrett BU News *Service*. © Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Housing demand is up 17.2 percent in South Boston ...



City girls basketball: Taneja Jones Drayton finishes strong to lead New Mission past Fenway  Boston Herald

New Mission senior Taneja Jones Drayton elevated her game to a championship level when it mattered most for the Titans.Jones Drayton scored New Mission's ...



Friends, family mourn teen in Eastie gun slay  Boston Herald

A 19-year-old man found fatally shot in East Boston Sunday was remembered as a gregarious presence in the neighborhood who only three years ago selflessly ...



Principals, headmasters named for Boston schools  Dorchester Reporter

Boston’s Superintendent of Schools, Carol R. Johnson, has announced the appointment of additional principals and headmasters to lead Boston Public ...



Gophers basketball: Malik Smith getting it together at Minnesota  Pioneer Press

Richard Pitino wasn't surprised by Malik Smith's fearlessness. The first-year University of Minnesota basketball coach wasn't surprised his senior guard lit up ...



Man charged in 1987 homicide of 19-year-old Boston woman  Boston.com

A combination of a DNA match and old fashioned police work helped solve a nearly 29-year-old cold case homicide in Roxbury, investigators announced ...



Community Microgrid Projects: The 14 Mass. Plans that Won Funding  Microgrid Knowledge

The details on the 14 community microgrid projects that will each receive study grants of $75000 from the MassCEC Community Microgrids Program.



Survey: Marty Walsh leads Tito Jackson by 38 points  Boston Herald

Mayor Martin J. Walsh has a 38-point lead over City Councilor Tito Jackson in the Nov. 7 mayoral election, according to an Emerson College survey of registered ...



O’Bryant to face New Mission in title game  Boston Globe

After going scoreless in the first quarter, junior forward Kiana Daley erupted for a game-high 24 points to lead O'Bryant to its third straight Boston City League ...



Greater Newburyport teens march for their lives  The Daily News of Newburyport

NEWBURYPORT — By Sunday morning, 16-year-old Newburyport resident Cade Giordano's voice was reduced to a hoarse whisper, worn out from a day of ...



Gelzinis: An immigrant success story  Boston Herald

When Evandro Carvalho landed in the heart of Dorchester's Bowdoin-Geneva corridor from Cape Verde 17 years ago, he spoke only Portuguese.Three years ...



Harvard think tank gets millions to study poverty — but will it learn anything new?  The Boston Globe

A Harvard institute devoted to African-American Studies has just received a major grant to study income inequality in Boston. It's a ripe field for research, but ...



Massachusetts releases unemployment and job estimates for February  Sampan

The state's total unemployment rate remained at 3.5 percent in February, the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development announced Friday.



Black leaders irked with Liz Warren  Boston Herald

Black community leaders say U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren should have stayed out of Boston's mayoral race instead of endorsing Mayor Martin J. Walsh in a ...



DaRosa property maintenance company rose from 2015 blizzards  BayStateBanner

Remember the winter of 2014-15, when Boston saw 110 inches of snowfall, most of it walloping the city in January and February? While that season may have ...



BPD Explorers program eyeing diverse recruits  Boston Herald

A Boston teen who grew up in a violence-plagued neighborhood hopes to become a cop thanks to the Boston Police Explorers — a revived program police ...



Wayne Budd to lead Rep. Evandro Carvalho reelection team  Sampan

On June 14, supporters, family, and friends of Representative Evandro C. Carvalho (D – Boston) packed Restaurante Cesaria's on Bowdoin Street to kickoff his ...



Barbara Lynch: Cooking for the City She Loves  Irish America

By Michael Quinlin, Contributor June / July 2017. With ingenuity, a lot of talent, and a passion for cooking, Barbara Lynch rose from cooking for the priests in her ...



A ‘starving’ school system?  The Boston Globe

For months now, we've been hearing about schools losing vital programs due to budget cuts: The Jeremiah Burke High School might be saying “adios” to its ...



GE CEO on $50m contribution: We will “roll our shirtsleeves up and work with local people”  The Boston Globe

General Electric Co. pledged Monday to make $50 million worth of philanthropic contributions to Boston and other Massachusetts cities during the next five ...



Southie Crowned Mass. Amateur Cup Champs – New England Soccer Today  New England Soccer Today

Southie FC strengthened their reputation as one of the region's best amateur sides after they won the right to represent the Commonwealth in next year's USASA ...



Hamersley’s Bistro Closing After 27 Years In Boston’s South End  CBS Local

BOSTON (CBS) – There was a time when Boston had only a handful of real gourmet restaurants. Maison Robert and Locke Ober among them. But then came ...



Shawsheen Tech girls basketball falls to Fenway in state tournament action  Wicked Local Billerica

The Shawsheen Tech girls basketball team lost in the Div. 4 North state tournament opener on Thursday night in Boston, falling 64-38 to Fenway in a game ...



Fisher hoop teams feel right at home at Fecteau-Leary  Lynn Journal

Lynn has a college basketball program it can call its own. The Fisher College men's and women's basketball teams are playing their home games at the ...



This 'Romeo' Educates Men About Domestic Violence  WBUR

For Antonio Arrendel, educating men about domestic violence is “a lifestyle.” He says that like his artist friends, “I do what I do whether or not I get paid.



Free immigration clinic on DACA, DAPA and more on July 23  Sampan

Saturday, July 23. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.. 75 Malcolm X Boulevard. Roxbury, MA 02120. Mayor's Office for Immigrant Advancement will host an immigration clinic ...



Brutalist Boston Map, Blue Crow Media Architecture Map  We Heart

They're back. For their ever-expanding documentation of brutalist beauties, Blue Crow Media turn their attention to blue collar Boston; which is not just ...



A Cape Verdean-English dictionary  BayStateBanner

Like many children who grew up in Cape Verde pre-independence, Manuel Da Luz Gonçalves was forbidden from speaking his native Creole language during ...



Viewpoint: Technical schools need employer voice  MassLive.com

With high unemployment high and the future in question, two key gateways to career opportunity, Putnam Vocational Technical High School in Springfield and ...



Bunker Hill Day  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

Charlestown Pride Week finds new. entry with an old idea – a block party. By Seth Daniel. Charlestown Pride Week is well underway by now with a host of ...



Dorchester soldier killed in Afghanistan honored  Boston Globe

The bustling intersection at Massachusetts Avenue and Columbia Road, its traffic signs pointing in five directions, marks the heart of the Dorchester ...



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