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Study finds growing inequity in BPS school assignment
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Study finds growing inequity in BPS school assignment
Five years after Boston Public Schools adopted a new home-based school assignment system, a study shows growing inequity in access to top-tier schools for black and Latino students.
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August 08, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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It’s geriatric legends vs. youngbloods in hoops comedy ‘Uncle Drew’
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Arts & Culture
It’s geriatric legends vs. youngbloods in hoops comedy ‘Uncle Drew’
“Uncle Drew” is a hilarious hoops flick that pays tribute to Rucker Park as well as to the acrobatic athletes who have mesmerized generations of adoring fans attending the annual summer classic. Directed by Charles Stone III (“Drumline”), the picture stars the Boston Celtics’ Kyrie Irving as the title character—but don’t expect to be able to recognize him under all the gobs of plastic makeup turning him into a senior citizen.
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Another petty criticism
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Editorial
Another petty criticism
News reports attacking the management of the Whittier Street Health Center ignore the achievements of the Roxbury nonprofit and the extraordinary pressures facing health centers today.
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Advocacy group opens up Boston Harbor for all
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Arts & Culture
Advocacy group opens up Boston Harbor for all
On Monday, August 27, Boston Harbor Now will host the Mattapan Community Cruise, a free harbor cruise for all Mattapan residents. The community cruise initiative is just one of several ways Boston Harbor Now is working to make the harbor and its programming more accessible.
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Education advocates push for more funding
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Local News
Education advocates push for more funding
Educators, students and parents gathered in front of the State House last Thursday, July 12 to protest the continued underfunding of public education, particularly for English language learners and students from low-income households.
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Fight against plaque
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Be Healthy
Fight against plaque
Brushing one’s teeth and flossing are not high on the list of favorite things to do. Some people avoid it altogether. That is not a wise thing to do. The consequences can cause you pain, suffering and cost. Yet, with minimal effort, tooth decay and gum disease are largely preventable. To that end the American Dental Association has established guidelines on not only when to brush, but also the proper technique.
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Volunteer Open House at the Arnold Arboretum: Share Nature with Children!
August 02, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Plaque: The invisible enemy of teeth
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Be Healthy
Plaque: The invisible enemy of teeth
We come into the world without teeth. Too often we exit in the same condition.
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My Caribbean One World Expo: many islands, one spirit
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Arts & Culture
My Caribbean One World Expo: many islands, one spirit
On Saturday, July 14, Boston’s Rose Kennedy Greenway was the site of the sixth annual My Caribbean One World Expo, a festival celebrating the culture of the Caribbean and its diaspora. The event was organized by Authentic Caribbean Foundation, a nonprofit that supports Caribbean children impacted by disabilities and HIV/AIDS.
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Ambitious telemarketer joins the 1 percent in ‘Sorry to Bother You’
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Arts & Culture
Ambitious telemarketer joins the 1 percent in ‘Sorry to Bother You’
Cash has been unemployed, but it isn’t for a lack of trying. His luck changes when, despite being caught lying on his resume during a job interview, he’s hired anyway because the interviewer admired his ingenuity. The hope is that he’ll bring the same ambition to his entry-level gig as a telemarketer.
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Outlook for jobs in travel and tourism
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Careers
Outlook for jobs in travel and tourism
The travel and tourism industries are big business in the United States. In 2017, the U.S. travel industry alone generated $2.4 trillion and supported 15.6 million American jobs, according to the U.S. Travel Association.
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1854 Cycling Company
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Business
1854 Cycling Company
In 2016, Randolph, now living in Framingham, founded the 1854 Abolitionist bicycle company as a way to provide manufacturing jobs to formerly incarcerated men and women who ordinarily face challenges finding the well-paying jobs they need to get their lives back on track.
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July 07, 2018
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Justice advocates reflect on victory
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Local News
Justice advocates reflect on victory
Advocates celebrated the adoption of landmark criminal justice reforms at the Statehouse last week, while legislators called for continued action.
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