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Boston Latin School,

at Boston; opened 1635 as a school for boys; one of the oldest free public schools in the United States. Many famous men attended the school, including five signers of the Declaration of Independence and four presidents of Harvard. In 1972 it became coeducational.


See P. Marson, Breeder of Democracy (1963).

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Tkachuk is a lifelong resident of Boston and was educated in the Boston Public School system, graduating from Boston Latin School.
Bob grew up in Brighton, MA, graduated from Boston Latin High School, Marietta College, and Andover Newton Theological School.
Boston Latin School the first public school in America, is established in 1635.
Part II introduces three public high schools that have received nationwide acclaim: Stuyvesant High School (Stuyvesant) in New York, Boston Latin School (Boston Latin) in Massachusetts, and Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (Thomas Jefferson) in Virginia.
Collins graduated from Boston Latin School and earned a bachelor's degree in philosophy and theological studies from St.
McD, a West Point (and Boston Latin School) graduate was a World War II fighter pilot with several victories and an officer destined for stars in the line of the Air Force.
Notwithstanding the venerable Boston Latin School, the district's image was defined by the chaotic Jeremiah Burke School, which lost its accreditation as Payzant was walking in the door.
Admitted to the prestigious Boston Latin school as a seventh grader, he is remembered even today by classmates and teachers as a highly competent student, debater and writer who could be seen reading Foreign Affairs and the Congressional Record during public transportation trips to and from school.
Schooling at higher levels was available at private academies and colleges such as the Boston Latin School, Harvard, The College of William and Mary, etc.
In institutions such as the Boston Latin School, the ideals of the Latin educational tradition were continued in America.
and Ronaldo "Rolo" Rauseo-Ricupero, 16, a junior at the Boston Latin School in Boston, Mass.

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