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Enroll Boston: Unifying Enrollment for District and Charter School

Mayor Walsh’s Remarks (as prepared for delivery)
September 17, 2015 | Roxbury Community College

Mark Pijanowski, Boston Public Schools

Dorchester Reporter: Parents signal support for “unified enrollment” plan at Uphams Corner meeting  October 15, 2015
The first of six community meetings to discuss a proposed unified enrollment plan for public and charter schools in Boston was held last Thursday. [More.]

Boston Globe: Bring unified enrollment to Boston schools October 9, 2015
A unified enrollment plan would help parents navigate choices between charter and district schools. [More.]

WBUR: Boston proposes combining charter, district enrollment applications September 17, 2015
Boston students would be able to apply simultaneously to charter and district schools under a proposal that Mayor Marty Walsh plans to release Thursday. [More.]

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Citywide Community Meetings

As we explore the shape of a unified enrollment system with one deadline and one application, we encourage you to participate in our series of citywide meetings.

Thursday, October 8
5:30 – 8:00 pm
Kroc Center

Tuesday, October 20
5:30 – 8:00 pm
East Boston Public Library

Wednesday, October 21
5:30 – 8:00 pm
Mattapan Public Library

Tuesday, October 27
6:30 – 9:00 pm
Condon Community Center

Thursday, November 5
5:30 – 8:00 pm
Grove Hall Community Center

Thursday, November 12
6:30 – 9:00 pm
1st Church of Jamaica Plain

Tuesday, November 17
5:30 – 8:00 pm
West End Boys and Girls Club

Shortly after these seven meetings, we will share what we have heard and what we have done with feedback. Date and time TBA.

Can’t make it to a meeting? Share your thoughts via our online survey.