A Black Lives Matter rally planned for Thursday will focus not just on violence to people of color nationwide, but on the gentrification of Cambridge and stubborn achievement gap in city schools.
The student dress code for Cambridge Public Schools ran into new conflict as the School Committee held its summer meeting Tuesday, thinking the second reading of revisions on the code would be the final.
Superintendent Kenneth Salim’s “entry plan” includes core value, a schedule for his first several months on the job and an adviser list suggesting he’s coming in with a profound consciousness of the achievement gap persisting despite three decades of effort.
Taps where testing found worrisome levels of lead have been shut off and are being replaced this summer, but the quality of the water going into the buildings has been called “in very good shape.”
The Cambridge Rindge and Latin School Field House rocked during June 9 graduation ceremonies to cheers and yelps as Meighan Bannon, Jacqueline Cesario, Doug McGlathery and Tanya Trayer became Faculty Distinction awardees.
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.