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A just society doesn’t criminalize girls
Across our country, black and brown girls are pushed out of school not because they pose any sort of threat, but for simply being who they are. Society too often deems our hair too distracting and our bodies too provocative, our voices too loud, and our attitudes too mean — demeaning our very existence before we even reach adulthood.
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Time for action in Boston Public Schools
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Time for action in Boston Public Schools
Just recently, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), commonly referred to as “the Nation’s Report Card,” released results that show Boston — once heralded as one of the best urban school districts in the nation — is losing ground.
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Activists, BPS superintendent envision more resources for schools
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Activists, BPS superintendent envision more resources for schools
Under the new law, Boston schools are expected to see a hike of as much as $100 million in state funding over the next seven years, along with increased charter school reimbursements.
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Author examines effects of unconscious bias in schools
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Author examines effects of unconscious bias in schools
In “Unconscious Bias in Schools,” authors Tracey A. Benson and Sarah E. Fiarman discuss the racial biases of teachers and administrations in the school environment. The book, published Aug. 13, covers how these biases affect educational outcomes for students of color, as well as strategies to overcome these effects.
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No agreement on McCormack field lease
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No agreement on McCormack field lease
From the outset, McCormack students, teachers and residents of the abutting Harbor Point neighborhood testified against what many saw as an attempt to transfer public open space into private hands.
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Lawmakers advance education funding bill
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Lawmakers advance education funding bill
House members passed an education funding reform bill last Wednesday that would increase state spending on Massachusetts K-12 schools by $1.5 billion over a seven-year period, bringing the bill one step closer to being signed into law.
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McCormack students, staff make appeal to keep school yard, fields
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McCormack students, staff make appeal to keep school yard, fields
Students and Teachers from the John W. McCormack school in Dorchester pleaded with the Boston School Committee to keep their sports field, after learning the school department is entertaining a proposal from local nonprofits to build a $30 million Boys and Girls Clubs community center and field house on the site.
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McCormack students want school to keep field
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McCormack students want school to keep field
Students from the McCormack school are opposed to a proposed $30 million Boys and Girls Club field house that would be built on land currently occupied by the school’s athletic field and playground.
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Franklin Institute Moving to Dudley
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Franklin Institute Moving to Dudley
The Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, a private, nonprofit college offering degrees and certificates in engineering and industrial technologies, announced this week its planned purchase of the former Harrison Supply building on Harrison Avenue in the Dudley Square area.
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Preparing for college
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Preparing for college
Preparing your child to attend college is a lot like preparing him for life.
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At Roxbury Latin, boys pursue multiple passions
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At Roxbury Latin, boys pursue multiple passions
“It is the thing I most look forward to each week,” says Richard Impert, a senior at The Roxbury Latin School. Richard is talking about his a cappella rehearsals, and the important role they’ve had in his overall growth as a student and person throughout his high school years.
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Your local library
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Your local library
Libraries can be a place to get homework help, find a quiet place to study, take fun classes, attend cultural events and socialize with peers.
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