Posted by Josh Weiss on Jun 29, 2015
Are Low-Income Immigrant Students Being Undercounted?
This year the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) changed the way they determine which students are low-income. Under the old method, any student qualifying for free...read more
Posted by Josh Weiss on Jan 18, 2014
Discussion with BPS COO Kim Rice on Student Assignment Logistics
Way back in September Kim Rice, Chief Operating Officer of BPS, sat down with me to discuss issues around student assignment. Here are some of the items we talked about.I raised the issue of wait...read more
Posted by Josh Weiss on Oct 6, 2013
Review of September 2013 School Quality Working Group Meeting
September's School Quality Working Group meeting was mostly focused on the structure of the group and our process going forward. The Quality Assurance subcommittee had asked for a discussion of...read more
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