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. Continue reading