Governor Patrick tours Horizons for Homeless Children headquarters to discuss importance of investing in early ed
Governor Patrick toured the Horizons for Homeless Children headquarters at the Edgerley Family Community Children’s Center in Roxbury, as an ongoing effort to promote increased investments in early education.
Mayor Menino and Superintendent Johnson announce expansion of Kindergarten programs for city children
Mayor Thomas M. Menino and Boston Public Schools (BPS) Superintendent Carol R. Johnson today announced a major step forward in the effort to vastly expand early education opportunities for the city’s youngest students. Working in close collaboration with local partners, the City of Boston and BPS granted funds to seven community based organizations to create 10 new K1 classrooms. Later this month, Thrive in 5, a partnership between the City of Boston and the United Way of Massachusetts Bay and the Merrimack Valley, will announce four additional K1 classrooms to be created under the program’s direction.