BOSTON (WHDH) - Boston Public Schools and the Massachusetts Board of Education have reached an agreement on a plan to improve the school district without declaring the district to be underperforming.

The plan states that the city will work to address problems in the districts special education and English learning programs. The city will also address students safety and transportation issues.

“This agreement documents specific steps, timeframes, and clear scope for a partnership with the state that sets our district up for success,” Boston Mayor Michelle Wu said in a statement. “I’m glad that our discussions ultimately reinforced that Boston’s local communities know best how to deliver for our schools.”

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