Neighborhood Network News: 9/27/18

We begin tonight with a report card on Boston schools. New test results show signs of press... along with needs for more help and improvement. The state's requiring targeted support for more under-performing schools, including forty-one in Boston.

A new report from a civil rights group shows decreasing student suspensions, but continuing gaps by race and types of schools. The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice says, among school systems with a history of high suspension rates, the lowest figure was from Boston.

Boston school bus drivers have ratified a new three-year contract. According to the Globe, officials say the agreement, with Trans Dev, provides a reasonable pay increase and access to benefits.

Interview with Michael Maloney, Independent Candidate for Suffolk County District Attorney.

Dorchester Report with Jennifer Smith, News Editor at the Dorchester Reporter.

Original Air Date: 
Sep 27, 2018