A Mural Of Many Colors Is One High School’s Lingua Franca

03/20/2010 14:20



BOSTON — The new headmaster of The English High School had big plans for an academic turnaround. He also wanted to brighten the place up. So he invited the public muralist for the city of Boston — and got more than he expected.

People who have never been to English High think of it as one of the worst schools in Boston. Its reputation is widespread, its problems well-reported. And for many who have never been here, it’s as remote as the third world. Yet the place holds many pleasant surprises.  Read More Here