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Letters: Amid bold aspirations, Boston turns a blind eye to underused Madison Park High School  The Boston Globe

Re “Developers must answer the call for diversity and inclusion” by Martin J. Walsh and Brian Golden (Opinion, Feb. 14): It is perplexing that during this time of ...



BMC partnership brings training, job opportunities to Madison Park students  BayStateBanner

Students in Madison Park Technical Vocational High School's allied health programs have a new opportunity this year to shadow health professionals at Boston ...



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, ...



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 Boston high school 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 High School declared underperforming by state  The Boston Globe

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Timeline of Madison Park High School  Boston Globe

Key moments in history of Madison Park High School November 1966 – Madison Park complex plans unveiled; called “salvation” of Boston school system.



What you need to know if you're heading to Boston's March for Our Lives this weekend  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.



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 ...



Fenway girls net emotional City semifinal win for their coach  The Boston Globe

Fenway (13-1) will take on Latin Academy (16-3) in Thursday's BCL final at Madison Park.



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, ...



Urgency to overhaul Madison Park High School reaches new heights and failure could lead to closure, according to memo recommendations  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 ...



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 ...



Fledgling dual-enrollment program at Madison Park High School and Roxbury Community College gets new project manager  Boston Globe

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Bostons March For Our Lives Gets Underway  Boston, MA Patch

Boston's March For Our Lives Begins - Boston, MA - Saturday's anti-gun violence protest begins at Madison Park Technical Vocational High School and ends ...



CommonWealth Magazine  CommonWealth magazine

THE DEBATE ON education funding currently swirling inside and outside the State House focuses on what the state is putting into education and how those ...



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 ...



Fire heavily damages house on Walnut Park in Roxbury  Universal Hub

The Boston Fire Department reports one firefighter suffered non-life-threatening injuries at a fire that broke out early this morning in an unoccupied house at the ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Mandela's 1990 visit to Boston high school 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Exploring Brutalist Architecture in Boston, Massachusetts  Architectural Digest

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



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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, ...



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 ...



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

Many students across the state are in the middle of MCAS tests, the standardized exam Massachusetts students have to pass to graduate from public schools.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Hundreds Of Thousands March For Gun Control Across The U.S.  Here And Now

Massive crowds descended upon Washington, D.C., and across the nation Saturday to march for gun control in the U.S., galvanized by the deadly shooting at a ...



Showing off A lot of Prom-ise  Boston Herald

There's a Cinderella story playing out in Roxbury today, as prom-bound teens pick up free tuxes and gowns at the Madison Park High School gym, courtesy of ...



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 ...



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 ...



Q&A with Christine Sloss  Wicked Local

Marblehead High School junior Christine Sloss was very busy helping to lead the the March for Our Lives Boston as an official volunteer on March 24.



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 ...



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 ...



Boston's school budget: If this is what it means to starve, then where do I sign up?  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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Div. 2 North boys basketball: Winchester bows to Brighton  Wicked Local Winchester

For the second time in as many postseason games, the Winchester High boys basketball team found itself in a hole at halftime.This time, however, the hole was ...



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 ...



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.



Globe photos of the month, February 2017  The Boston Globe

Here's a look at some of the best images taken by Globe photographers last month: winter storms and record temperatures, spring training in Florida, a tornado ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Mayor Marty Walsh takes charge in BC ceremony  Dorchester Reporter

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh highlighted violence prevention in his first mayoral address at a packed Conte Forum on Monday morning. “No parent should worry ...



Activist Stephen Allsop, who burned Confederate flag at Boston Civil War memorial, explains actions  MassLive.com

Confederate flag burning. A Harvard medical student took responsibility, along with some associates, for burning a Confederate flag at Boston's memorial to the ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



GE pledges $50m in local philanthropy over five years  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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



New hero square memorializes Uphams Corner man killed in Afghanistan  Dorchester Reporter

The city of Boston today installed a new "hero square" at the intersection of Massachusetts Ave. and Columbia Road as a permanent memorial to a former ...



Black and Latino students fail to make gains at Boston Latin despite expanded test preparation  The Boston Globe

Inside Boston Latin School on a recent Saturday, educators presented a diverse crowd of fifth-graders a golden opportunity: admission to a free, two-week ...



Higgins schools tough teen  Lowell Sun

LOWELL -- Brandon Higgins is a man in motion in a boxing ring. The only things moving faster than the Chelmsford native's body during a bout are his hands ...



The 2016 Most Innovative Women in Food and Drink  Fortune

Fortune and Time Inc. sister publication Food & Wine teamed up to bring you our third annual list of the women who had the most transformative impact in the ...



English rules the city  Boston Herald

For the third time this year, Boston English and Latin Academy squared off, and for the third time, English proved victorious.The Bulldogs used a strong outing by ...



In District 7, desire for impassioned advocate fuels sticker campaign against popular incumbent  Boston Globe

Never in recent city history has a municipal candidate won a write-in campaign for office, but it don't tell that to Jamarhl Crawford. On a warm afternoon earlier ...



McDonough is in the best position to lead Boston schools  Boston Globe

A 12-member search committee is escalating its efforts to identify candidates from across the nation for the post of Boston Public Schools superintendent.



Foodies flock to 'Let's Talk About Food'  The Boston Globe

The event is called “Let's Talk About Food,” and that's just what people did in Copley Square Saturday. The culinary confab, held this year as part of HUBweek, ...



Couple shot to death in Hyde Park home  Boston Globe

She was the daughter of a retired police detective, a daddy's girl who called him five or six times a day just to talk. Billie Kee was also a mother of two young ...



How "Heroic: Concrete Architecture and the New Boston" Hopes to Reclaim America's Concrete Heritage  ArchDaily

In 2007, when the late Mayor Thomas Menino announced his intentions to demolish Kallmann, McKinnell and Knowles' iconic Boston City Hall, he gave...



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