We begin tonight with a report card on Boston schools. New test results show signs of press... along with needs for more help and improvement. The state's requiring targeted support for more under-performing schools, including forty-one in Boston.
A new report from a civil rights group shows decreasing student suspensions, but continuing gaps by race and types of schools. The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice says, among school systems with a history of high suspension rates, the lowest figure was from Boston.
Boston school bus drivers have ratified a new three-year contract. According to the Globe, officials say the agreement, with Trans Dev, provides a reasonable pay increase and access to benefits.
Interview with Michael Maloney, Independent Candidate for Suffolk County District Attorney.
Dorchester Report with Jennifer Smith, News Editor at the Dorchester Reporter.