In response to the Black at BLS protest, Boston Latin School Headmaster Lynne Mooney Teta sent out the following e-mail this afternoon:
Dear BLS community,
As you may be aware, a group of student leaders has begun a social media campaign to raise awareness of issues of race at BLS. I'm writing to let you know that, as a school community, we take the concerns raised by the student group Black Leaders Advocating for Change and Knowledge (B.L.A.C.K.) very seriously. The assistant headmasters and I have committed to working together with the students to create a better school climate for all. We have invited members of the group to meet on Friday for an important dialogue and to collaboratively plan the next steps we will take as a school community. Faculty and students across the school are committed to supporting this important work.
We look forward to sharing our plan as it develops.