On the T, a school system ad with an unfortunate misspelling

One of the ads in the “I’m In” campaign. —Boston Public Schools

The Boston Public Schools launched an advertising campaign on the MBTA this week to encourage chronically absent students to attend school, but one of the ads is marred by an embarrassing misspelled word.

The ad features a picture of a 10th-grader, identified by name, but misspells the word “sophomore.’’

Instead, it is spelled the way many people pronounce it: “sophmore.’’


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