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California school district hit for sharing student info with ICE
A small school district in affluent Marin County, California, serving about 2,000 youngsters in the bucolic West Marin towns of Fairfax and San Anselmo, has contracted with Thomson Reuters, — a firm linked to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to check on the residential status of its students.
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Roxbury Latin teaches students responsibility, determination
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Lifestyle
Roxbury Latin teaches students responsibility, determination
“I’m not the type of kid to give up on something,” responds Nate Lopes, a senior at Roxbury Latin. When asked to consider what personal trait he is proud to have developed over time at the school, he quickly focuses on determination. “Whether in sports or in class — whatever the hard challenge is that I am facing — I’m just not going to give up on it. I will keep working and, at the very least, will try my hardest because otherwise there is nothing to gain.”
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Winsor opens girls’ eyes to a world of possibilities
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Lifestyle
Winsor opens girls’ eyes to a world of possibilities
“When I think about Winsor girls, I think bold,” exclaims Anshi. “Every Winsor girl that I know just pushes the boundaries.”
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In the news: Amarildo “Lilu” Barbosa
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Local News
In the news: Amarildo “Lilu” Barbosa
Lesley University has named Amarildo “Lilu” Barbosa as the institution’s first-ever chief diversity officer.
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Race-based admissions necessary to diversify schools
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Local News
Race-based admissions necessary to diversify schools
Lawyers and civil rights advocates met last Thursday to discuss diversity in the education system and solutions to educational inequity, at Suffolk University Law School.
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Hub teacher runs summer education camp in Haiti
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Hub teacher runs summer education camp in Haiti
According to Gilbert, the ETE Camp mission is to empower the most vulnerable youth living in Hinche to become the next leaders of their community and country at large. ETE stands for “Empowering Through Education” and “ete” in Creole means “summer.”
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DeVos protects  the predators
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Editorial
DeVos protects the predators
There was no sensitivity in the DeVos administration to the harm her policy would inflict on youthful students who had been victimized by predatory private school administrations.
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New education alliance, same funding crisis
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Local News
New education alliance, same funding crisis
Group seeks say in education funding debate Description: The new coalition’s entrance into the statewide education funding debate appears to mark a new phase of organizing by individuals and entities that have traditionally advocated more narrowly for corporate education reforms.
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BuildBPS recommendations to be unveiled this fall
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BuildBPS recommendations to be unveiled this fall
“[BuildBPS] is about the school system we need and want for the future, one that will meet the needs of all of our students,” Perille told journalists at a sit-down last Wednesday morning at the Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building, Boston Public Schools’ (BPS) headquarters in Dudley Square.
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Bulletproof vests for back-to-school
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Local News
Bulletproof vests for back-to-school
Students gathered on City Hall Plaza modeled protective clothing, camouflage and police siren horns, to highlight the potential threat of another mass shooting and the dangers they face returning to school in the coming days.
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Easing the transition: Areas of stress for young students, tweens, teens
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Lifestyle
Easing the transition: Areas of stress for young students, tweens, teens
The unknown is stressful for students entering a new school or a new school year. It’s never easy transitioning from one environment to another, but parents can help with the adjustment.
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A day in the life of a METCO student: The promises and pitfalls
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A day in the life of a METCO student: The promises and pitfalls
METCO has continued to this day, but students enrolled in the program still face challenges of long commutes, limited sleep and social isolation. In order to understand the experiences of METCO students today, three Northeastern journalism students followed a sophomore at Bedford High School for one full school day.
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