This site is a project of Josh Weiss, a South End resident, Boston Public Schools parent, and software engineer. BPSWorkshop.com is devoted to making the Boston Public Schools better for all children of Boston. Right now it is focused on the school choice reform process which is currently underway. As part of this process, BPS has released quite a bit of data on schools and students. I have used some of this to create some maps and tools to help visualize the current state of BPS and what might happen under various proposals.
Please see my blog to learn more about the school choice process, read my analysis of the various proposals, and learn more about how I’m using the data. To stay up-to-date with BPS Workshop, follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook.
We’re using data provided by BPS to create maps, charts, and tools. The better we understand where BPS is now, the easier it will be get where we want to be.
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