October 9, 2015
This school year, 826 Boston is partnering with Margarita Muñiz Academy and the school’s first graduating class to publish a bilingual proposal for the High School Redesign Boston project. Students will investigate and respond to the essential questions posed by the Boston Public Schools and the Mayor’s Education Cabinet:
To kick off the project, BPS and City of Boston officials involved in High School Redesign Boston will visit the Muñiz to meet with students and serve on a panel of guest speakers.
Our panelists include:
For this 826 Boston Young Authors’ Book Project, students will audit their own school, assess different models at other Boston-area high schools, and research topics such as bilingual education, vocational schooling, and “the city as a classroom.” The final product will be a professionally designed collection of persuasive essays, interviews, and student artwork.
The panel will take place at Margarita Muñiz Academy in Jamaica Plain on Wednesday, October 21st, from 10:30-11:45am. Questions can be directed to Jessica Drench, Associate Director or call 617.442.5400.