BOSTON, MA (5/24/11) -- A group of twelve Israeli Superintendents visited the Office of Family and Student Engagement (OFSE) yesterday to learn what the Boston Public Schools is doing to successfully engage its diverse parent body and to bring some of the positive outreach strategies back to Israel.
BOSTON, MA (3/1/11) -- BPS’ popular Parent University was featured on ABC’s Good Morning America today as one of the excellent initiatives implemented by the District to help parents ‘catch up when their kids' homework is over their head’.
BOSTON, MA (12/21/10) -- The BPS Office of Family and Student Engagement has just earned a spot in a nationally-recognized Harvard study! Heather Weiss, M. Elena Lopez and Heidi Rosenberg of the Harvard Family Research Project looked at how BPS helps parents develop the tools they need to become partners in the education of their children.
BOSTON, MA (12/01/10) -- Last week, the Boston Student Advisory Council (BSAC) was honored at Massachusetts Advocates for Children's Annual Celebration, Through the Eyes of a Child.
BOSTON, MA (11/16/10) -- Assistant Superintendent for the Office of Family and Student Engagement, Michele Brooks, unveiled a new website for the popular Parent University.
BOSTON, MA (10/16/10) -- Boston Public Schools (BPS) Superintendent Carol R. Johnson today announced the expansion of online resources for BPS parents and students. In addition to Bostonpublicschools.org, BPS will now offer bpsfamilies.org. This new site will be maintained by the Office of Family and Student Engagement and is part of the BPS vision to ‘welcome every family and every student, actively engaging them as partners in student learning and school improvement.’
BOSTON, MA (02/02/10) -- Boston Public Schools (BPS) and Northeastern University welcomed 250 parents to campus today for Parent University, the new, free, year-long education and training program to help BPS parents support their children’s academic achievement.
BOSTON, MA (10/31/09) -- Nearly 300 parents of Boston Public Schools (BPS) students gathered for a full day of workshops and training today during the first session of the new “Parent University.”
Superintendent Carol R. Johnson launched Parent University as a new learning experience specifically designed to help parents increase their understanding of how children learn and develop; what their children should be learning; how to help their children get what they need to succeed; and how to bring other parents together to work for school improvement.
The OFSE TV show, Get Engaged! Making the Home-School Connection, airs every Thursday from 6:00PM to 6:30PM on BNN TV.
Watch live on air: BNN TV on Comcast channel 9 and RCN channel 15
If you are having any issues accessing the channels online, go to www.bnntv.org.