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  • Boston UPK Advisory Committee Report 2016

    The Boston Universal Pre-Kindergarten Advisory Committee report is focused on Boston’s goal of providing all of the City’s four-year-olds access to high-quality Pre-K programs by 2020.

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    School Readiness

    Countdown to Kindergarten engages families, educators and the community in a citywide effort to enhance early learning opportunities and to support the transition into kindergarten. Thive in 5 is a comprehensive school readiness roadmap that provides Boston children with a solid foundation for success in school and in life. Parenting in Action is an informative TV program for families in Boston with children ages 0-5.

    Countdown to Kindergarten »

    Thrive in 5 »

    Parenting In Action »

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    Before & After School Programs

    BOSTONavigator is a searchable database of over 1,500 out of school time opportunities and programs for young people in Boston. Browse programs, locate opportunities near you, and rate program quality.

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    Public Schools

    Serving nearly 56,000 pre-kindergarten through Grade 12 students in 134 schools, the Boston Public Schools are committed to transforming the lives of all children through exemplary teaching in a world-class system of innovative, welcoming school. »

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    School Committee

    The Boston School Committee is the governing body of the Boston Public Schools responsible for defining the vision and mission of Boston Public Schools; establishing and monitoring the annual operating budget; hiring, managing and evaluating the Superintendent; and setting and reviewing district policies and practices to support student achievement.

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    Library: Books, CDs, DVDs and More

    The Boston Public Library offers you over 6 million books, 17 thousand magazines, 4,000 free programs, plus maps, music scores, cassettes, CDs, and answers to millions of questions!

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  • Mayor's Universal Pre-Kindergarten Advisory Committee is Seeking Input

    The Universal Pre-Kindergarten Advisory Committee created by Mayor Martin J. Walsh is seeking the input of parents of young children. Over the next four years, the Mayor is planning to double the number of seats for four-year-olds in high quality Pre-Kindergarten (Pre-K) programs here in Boston.

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  • BPS Acceleration Agenda

    The BPS Acceleration Agenda is a five-year plan to improve the achievement of all BPS students in school and beyond. Adopted by the Boston School Committee in May 2010, the agenda aims to strengthen community support of students to aid in a successful education and life.

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