The toxic atmosphere around charter schools in Massachusetts was largely absent from a School Committee election forum this week, but criticisms of public school failures around race and academic achievements were prominent.
Cambridge School Committee candidate Fran Cronin released the first of four white papers on her campaign priorities to a crowd gathered June 27 at Atwood’s Tavern, including current and former local and state politicians.
A forum on early childhood education with state Sen. Sal DiDomenico and School Committee candidate Fran Cronin is planned for June 27 in East Cambridge.
Fran Cronin, a teacher and educational advocate, announced her candidacy for School Committee formally at a kickoff rally Sunday.
First-term School Committee member Manikka Bowman said she pleased to announce she was running for reelection, seeking a second term.
First-term School Committee member Emily Dexter confirmed that she plans to run for reelection in November.
East Somerville resident Tracey Leah Pratt is announcing her candidacy for Ward 1 School Committee. She is working on attaining the required 120 signatures from the East Somerville neighborhood before June 27.
Will MacArthur, a Harvard student, recent graduate of Cambridge Rindge and Latin School and candidate for School Committee, announced his senior staff today.
I know we do so much so well – and that we can do better. I will bring to the committee my skills and perspective as a former classroom teacher, a student of education policy and a communications and program management professional.
Cantabrigians should give their No. 1 vote for School Committee candidate Emily Dexter. She’s an experienced educator with high-level training from Harvard’s Graduate School of Education, and was an active city public school parent for more than 15 years.