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School H1N1 Flu Information.

CDC Seasonal and Novel H1N1 Flu: A Guide for Parents

An H1N1 vaccine being injected at a clinic in Cleveland, 15 October 2009

Some 11.4 million vaccines have been made available in the US

Letter from the Massachusetts Commissioners of Education and Public Health to parents about H1N1
Versions: English | Portuguese | Spanish

CDC Guidance on Helping Child Care and Early Childhood Programs Respond to Influenza during the 2009 - 2010 Influenza Season:
This document provides guidance to help decrease the spread of influenza (flu) among children in early childhood programs and among early childhood providers during the 2009 - 2010 flu season. The guidance expands upon earlier guidance documents by providing a menu of tools that health officials, Head Start, and other early childhood and child care providers can choose from based on conditions in their area. Read more....

Massachusetts Department of Public Health Flu Symptons Checklist for Families and Schools

09/03/2009
Letter from Brookline Superintendent of Schools and Director of Public Health and Human Services to parents/guardians of students at the public schools

08/31/2009
Letter from Brookline Superintendent of Schools and Director of Public Health and Human Services to faculty, staff at the public schools

Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) and School Choice.

Read the superintendent's letter and see the full report.


The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) has announced the accountability status and Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) determinations under the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) for all schools in the Commonwealth. Click here to access the superintendent's letter to parents/guardians regarding AYP and here for a full report.

Brookline Teacher receives National Award

2009 Outstanding Elementary Level Social Studies Teacher of the Year.

Marcy Prager, First Grade Teacher at the Driscoll School, has been named 2009 Outstanding Elementary Level Social Studies Teacher of the Year by the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS). This is a national award and she will be presented with her award along with a check for $2,500, at the NCSS 89th Annual Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on Friday, November 13th, 2009.




Strategic Plan.

School Committee approves 5-year Strategic Plan.

The School Committee has approved a 5-year Strategic Plan for the Public Schools of Brookline. Click here to view the Mission Statement and System Vision and here to view the Core Values, Strategic Areas of Focus, Goals and Strategies.




School Improvement Plans.

School Councils complete Improvement Plans for 2009-2010 & beyond.

School Councils at each of our buildings have completed their Improvement Plans for 2009-2010 and beyond. In addition, these plans have each been approved by the Superintendent. Please click on the individual school (listed below) to view the Improvement Plan for that building.


Brookline High School, Baker School, Devotion School, Driscoll School, Heath School, Lawrence School, Lincoln School, Pierce School, Runkle School, Early Education Programs