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City Council Committee On Ways and Means Hearing On Dockets #0760-0768 FY24 Budget: Boston Public Schools - Academics

One of a series of hearings to review the FY24 Budget. The focus of this hearing is the FY24 Operations Budget for BPS. The hearing will cover topics including Opportunity and Achievement Gap, Curriculum, Code of Conduct, English Learners, Special Education and Inclusion, Literacy, Early Education/Universal Pre-K, Special Curricular Programs, Vocational Education, Graduation and Career Readiness, Libraries, MCAS, Office of Elementary Schools, and Office of Secondary Schools. 

The public can offer testimony.

Discussion Topics

  1. Dockets #0760-0762

    Orders for the FY24 Operating Budget, including annual appropriations for departmental operations, for the School Department, and for other post-employment benefits (OPEB).

  2. Dockets #0763, 0765-0766

    Orders for capital fund transfer appropriations.

  3. Dockets #0764, 0767-0768

    Orders for the Capital Budget, including loan orders and lease-purchase agreements.

    These matters were sponsored by Mayor Michelle Wu and referred to the Committee on April 12, 2023. 

    NOTICE:  The Boston City Council may have a quorum in attendance due to standing committees of the City Council consisting of both voting and non-voting members.  However, members attending this duly posted meeting are participating and deliberating only in conjunction with the business of the standing committee.


    Public testimony is integral to the Council’s budget review process. Members of the public may submit written testimony, videos, or testify live in person (for in-person hearings) or via videoconference (for all hearings). All forms of testimony will be made a part of the record and available to all Councilors. Additional information is available at: Please email to submit written testimony or to testify virtually. 

    Staff Contact: Shane Pac


    Staff | Staff Telephone: 617-635-3040

    Broadcast Live on Xfinity 8/RCN 82/ Fios 964 and streamed at:

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