Boston School Superintendent announced today that BPS will not implement changes in school start times that would have shifted nearly half of all elementary school students to bell times at 7:30 a.m. or earlier.

Chang’s announcement, sent via email as activists were gearing up for a demonstration on City Hall plaza and a Jan. 1 protest outside Mayor Martin Walsh’s second inauguration, came after two weeks of pressure from angry parents, students and teachers who packed a School Committee meeting, spoke out at a series of ten meetings across the city and flooded the phone lines of the mayor’s office and city councilors demanding the BPS back down from its proposal.

Read the full article on the Bay State Banner website.