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At Roxbury Community College, Your Future Is Our Focus 24/7
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Our fall school plans are guided by health, safety and equity
We are still facing uncertainty from coronavirus, but the values that guide us are unchanged. Our plans for the upcoming school year put health, safety and the needs of our most vulnerable students at the center of our plans.
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Parents, students discuss safe return to school
In a virtual meeting with the Massachusetts Education Justice Alliance on Sept. 3, several parents, students and teachers discussed what would make them feel safe enough to return to school buildings in the fall.
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Segregation on rise in Massachusetts schools
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Segregation on rise in Massachusetts schools
Schools in predominantly Black and Latino neighborhoods in Massachusetts are becoming more intensely segregated, even as the state’s population is becoming more diverse, according to a new study released in August.
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School dept., teachers at odds over school plan
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School dept., teachers at odds over school plan
Tensions between Boston Public Schools Superintendent Brenda Cassellius and the Boston Teachers Union continue to simmer as the district pushes forward with plans to reopen schools over the objections of schoolteachers and staff who say they want to see more safety measures put in place.
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In the news: Marvin Loiseau
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In the news: Marvin Loiseau
Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology has named Marvin Loiseau to serve as the school’s dean of academics.
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Unions advance proposal for school reopening
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Unions advance proposal for school reopening
The state’s three largest teachers unions are calling on the state to use a phased approach to resuming classes in September, allowing students to return to school buildings only after city and state authorities guarantee appropriate physical distancing is possible, school buildings have in place supplies and staff for cleaning and that they have adequate ventilation and HVAC systems.
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Opinion
The lens of whiteness won’t close gaps in BPS
If BPS is serious about eliminating gaps, it's time to discard the lens of whiteness that pushes the narrative of American racial fiction that was part of my miseducation in BPS decades ago.
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Districts expecting less state education money
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Districts expecting less state education money
Governor Charlie Baker announced Thursday that Massachusetts schools will reopen in the fall under one of three possible scenarios – a full return with social distancing, partial remote teaching, or fully remote.
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Building an inclusive STEM pipeline
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Building an inclusive STEM pipeline
Since 2002, the Biogen Community Lab has provided local teens state-of-the-art lab experiences that can open their eyes to science careers.
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A half century of service at Harvard
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A half century of service at Harvard
David Evans has served as an admissions officer, an assistant dean of freshman, an advisor to first-year students and an advisor to the Harvard Foundation, and has mentored generations of Harvard students over the last 50 years.
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Some question push for fall school opening
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Some question push for fall school opening
As local and state officials are laying groundwork for students to return to school buildings in the fall, some are raising concerns over the potential risks and costs of bringing students back into classrooms.
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