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Teachers press for ed. funding
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Teachers press for ed. funding
Lawmakers on the Education Committee have for weeks been working to iron out a compromise between differing visions of education funding reform. On one side are legislators who support Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz’s Promise Act, which would raise funding by $1 billion. On the other are legislators who are demanding enhanced accountability measures be included with an increase in funding.
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Upgrade My Life Boston
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August 03, 2019
1:00 AM - 3:00 AM
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A confusing political attack
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Editorial
A confusing political attack
Kamala Harris criticized Joe Biden for his past opposition to busing although his position on the issue differs little from hers.
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Whittier Street housing redevelopment underway
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Whittier Street housing redevelopment underway
This year the Whittier Street development itself will see its biggest change yet as the Boston Housing Authority takes the wrecking ball to its familiar brick-faced towers.
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Local solidarity with ICE detainees
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Local solidarity with ICE detainees
More than 1,000 people gathered Friday evening in the Boston Common to stand in solidarity with migrants detained at the border and to demonstrate against the reported inhumane conditions in several Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention centers.
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Once-reluctant realtor finds success
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Business
Once-reluctant realtor finds success
The prospect of a career in real estate initially did not capture the attention of Keller Williams realtor Elizabeth Dawan-Abdullah. But an early liking for entrepreneurial work inspired within her a lasting desire to create grassroots change through real estate.
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New Kirsten Greenidge play explores access, equality in education
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Arts & Culture
New Kirsten Greenidge play explores access, equality in education
On July 17, Company One and American Repertory Theater debut a new play by Obie Award-winning playwright Kirsten Greenidge. Set in a Boston school, “Greater Good” explores access, power and the path to change in the education sphere.
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5th Annual National Urban BASEball Classic in Boston Kick Off Event
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July 31, 2019
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Roving Camera 7-18-19: Why do you think there is still segregation in U.S. neighborhoods, schools and places of worship?
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Roving Camera 7-18-19: Why do you think there is still segregation in U.S. neighborhoods, schools and places of worship?
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Dudley development focused on community needs
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Opinion
Dudley development focused on community needs
In Roxbury’s Dudley Square, many publicly and privately owned parcels still sit vacant, offering little benefit to Roxbury’s residents. That’s why three years ago we launched PLAN: Dudley Square to determine if the publicly-owned vacant land in Dudley Square could be put to better use.
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Opinion
Forget the presidency, go for the Senate
Democrats need to get some candidates in place who can make a real run at Senate seats in several key states.
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City conveys urban wild to Paige Academy
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City conveys urban wild to Paige Academy
Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced on June 25 that the city of Boston had transferred ownership of the John Eliot Square Urban Wild to Paige Academy along with a $100,000 renovation grant from the city’s Grassroots open space program, an initiative that supports the creation and sustainment of community gardens and open spaces.
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Girls Inc. members from Lynn help design a high-end jewelry line
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Arts & Culture
Girls Inc. members from Lynn help design a high-end jewelry line
Earlier this year, the Boston-based jewelry company Hearts on Fire debuted a special collection created in collaboration with four young women from the Lynn chapter of Girls Inc. The Lorelei Collection incorporates never-before-seen design elements, and the Girls Inc. members were involved in every step of the process, from brainstorming to production to marketing.
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July 10, 2019
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Cassellius inherits vexing challenges in BPS system
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Cassellius inherits vexing challenges in BPS system
Exam school admissions is just one of several controversies former Minnesota commissioner of education Brenda Cassellius inherited when she took the top education job in Boston.
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