Program at Young Achievers Science and Mathematics Pilot School Focuses on Positive Change and Innovation: NBC10 reports on a new program at Young Achievers Science and Mathematics Pilot School in Mattapan, where students in 8th-grade history are busy campaigning for an issue of their choice, from putting a stop to bullying to helping homeless animals. Read and watch the full story on the NBC Boston website.
He’s Prepping for Marathon Run, with a Twist to his Dream: BTU Member and Teacher Nalida Besson sent us this great story about her husband, BPS parent Michael Besson. Michael, who is blind, will run the 2019 Boston Marathon in support of The Play Brigade, a Chestnut Hill-based organization dedicated to inclusion in sports and recreation for children with disabilities. Read more about Michael in the Dorchester Reporter and support his fundraising for the Play Brigade on Crowdrise. On behalf of the BTU, we send our best wishes and gratitude to Nalida and Michael!