The advisory body of the city’s Public Health Department, which has authority to order the change, put off a vote Wednesday because only one voting member showed up, not enough for a decision.
Cambridge Police seek a suspect involved in the stabbing of a Somerville resident late Tuesday – the second stabbing in Cambridge this month.
A man with a gun was taken in by law enforcement including Cambridge police, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, Worcester Tactical Diversion Squad and the Boston office of the Department of Homeland Security Investigations.
A move to “pause” implementation of the standardized test called PARCC won support Tuesday from the School Committee and will be sent to the city’s legislative delegation and other state-level education leaders.
Jamel Adkins-Sharif, appointed to lead Vassal Lane in March 2012 upon the creation of it and three other upper schools, plans to depart at the end of the academic year “to pursue other professional opportunities.”
Full-time “core” faculty at Lesley University voted today to join the Faculty Forward union, a project of Service Employees International Union Local 509. The 81-56 vote means nearly 60 percent of core faculty voted in favor.
Judge Robert Foster of the Massachusetts Land Court ruled on a critical point of law in favor of Legatt McCall Properties, the developer poised to buy the former Edward J. Sullivan Courthouse in East Cambridge and redevelop it into a 20-story office tower.
While parents are frustrated about the lack of world language programs in the upper grades of Cambridge’s school district, they compete fiercely for spots in its three kindergarten language immersion programs – with the city’s wealthier families winning out.
Lesley University conferred 1,651 degrees and certificates at commencement ceremonies Saturday at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion in Boston – a class down 37 percent in the past five years.
A short-term rollback of some school choice policy tweaks look likely, but a look at how things stand since some 2013 revisions also seem to lay groundwork for a longer-term rethinking of school assignments – and maybe for neighborhood schools.