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Teachers were invited to talk about budget priorities with the School Committee making it very clear they need more help in the classroom and a dramatic slowdown in the exhausting introduction of initiatives.
A change in structure and name symbolizes that the “Office of Special Education” now seeks to support all student needs, but officials want more students to actually be part of the program.
The School Committee voted 6-1 to extend Superintendent Jeffrey Young’s contract one year, from June 2015 to June 2016. Young’s gross salary for each of these two years will be $267,000.
The Cambridge Rindge and Latin School Alumni Association has announced its third annual homecoming schedule, stretching from just before Thanksgiving into December.
The 2014 L’Oréal USA For Women in Science Fellowship recognizes five U.S.-based female researchers for outstanding contributions in science, technology, engineering and math fields.
The Mystic River Watershed Association got $30,000 for environmental restoration on Oct. 7 from the Oaktree Appellants, a group of local activists.
A talk with author Andrea Davis Pinkney – such as tonight’s – is likely to be as inspiring a literary time as one could imagine.
Cambridge Health Alliance and the Cambridge Community Learning Center were among businesses and labor management partnerships honored by English for New Bostonians and its English Works Campaign.
The award represents a significant achievement, according to the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.
The New Yorker’s George Packer talks about the new America in his ‘The Unwinding’ and at a free lecture Wednesday at Lesley University.