Yesterday, Boston Public Schools announced that they will invest $100,000 to begin a test pilot program that will provide free menstrual products to students in the 6th to 12th grades. The menstrual supplies will be available in the offices of school nurses and selected teachers as a part of the school district’s initiative to ensure […]
Desiree Linden won the women’s division of the Boston Marathon on Monday; the first American woman to win the race since 1985. It was a big day for American women, who claimed seven of the top eight spots in the race. The conditions were terrible But Linden pushed her way through a powerful headwind and […]
Over the summer, BPS and the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education joined the “Community Eligibility Option,” a national program that waives meal fees for all children.