The 41st annual Graduation and Awards ceremony of the Cambridge Community Learning Center was held recently at the Cambridge Main Library. This year, 42 graduates from three programs received certificates of completion.
Nearly $20,000 has been presented to the nonprofit association Friends of CRLS by the Whole Foods Market grocery store chain.
Fears of an attack on public schools and scary encounters with potentially violent people in city buildings have given rise to a municipal “building security enhancement project” with a starting price tag of $2.1 million.
Scholarships and awards totaling $33,100 was presented to 24 members of the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School Class of 2016 at the high school on the May 19 Scholarship and Award Night by Friends of Cambridge Rindge and Latin School.
A largely easygoing, policy-focused forum between incumbent Pat Jehlen and the challenger for her state Senate seat, Leland Cheung, became a spirited debate when the issue of charter schools was raised – bringing the only direct back-and-forth of the event.
A recent 150-student walkout depicting a culture of sexual harassment at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School got the attention of school and city officials, and one commission has put that sympathy into action by scheduling a free film screening and discussion.
To give students the support and confidence he missed in school, one upper school principal is tackling the charged topic of race head on, starting with teachers – as in many schools, mostly white, mostly female – who sit down and talk about race every week.
A statewide effort for more charter schools was opposed Tuesday by the School Committee in a 5-2 vote, an item brought up after being tabled from the previous meeting – as were policies on standardized tests ending this week and sexual harassment at school.
Several Cambridge Rindge and Latin School teachers, with backup from students, have appealed to the School Committee to improve hiring and retention of teachers of color.
From the Friends of CRLS, May 17, 2016: The Friends of CRLS celebrates the presentation of $30,000 in scholarships and awards to the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School […]