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Recent MAC legal win uncovers systemic failures of Boston Public Schools

A recent Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Problem Resolution System decision involving a Massachusetts Advocates for Children client revealed a widespread unlawful discipline practice in the Boston Public Schools. As a result, BPS is required to change their policies and systems to align with the law and promote justice for students.

“This decision represents a systemic change – not only is our client back in his original school and learning after being unlawfully punished, BPS was required to change its policy so that this won’t happen to other students in the future,” said Liza Hirsch, MAC Senior Attorney. Read more…