Pathways to Closing the Achievement Gap: Boston Superintendent Tommy Chang Shares Innovations for Student Success

Home of the first public school in the U.S., Boston has set the precedent for American school districts for hundreds of years.

Today, there are 57,000 students attending Boston Public Schools. 85% are students of color, many speak English as a second language, and many more come from low-income households. To level the playing field for their students, the school district must not only deliver a quality education today, but the preparation their students need for the careers of tomorrow.

This innovation can begin in the classroom. Or, outside of it.

To find out how Boston Public Schools are innovating for the future, we had Stand for Children’s Ranjini Govender interview Boston Superintendent Tommy Chang about BPS students, classroom innovation, and the future of education.

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Hannah Nyren

Hannah Nyren

A Texan by birth but a Bostonian at heart, Hannah is an educational writer, AmeriCorps alum, and one-time StartupWeekend EDU (SWEDU) winning team member. She started her career at a Pearson-incubated edtech startup, but has since covered travel, food & culture, and even stonemasonry in addition to education.