Middle school principals were visibly frustrated by the end of a School Committee roundtable about the middle school math program when Mayor E. Denise Simmons made it clear that there was no action in sight.
During this latest municipal election season, we saw divisive behavior that pitted candidates against each other instead of bringing people together to address the issues. Two years ago it was “Who’s corrupt?” this year it was “Who’s more progressive?”
A daylong hand count of “auxiliary” ballots from Tuesday’s election denied challenger Sean Tierney a seat on the City Council and gave Craig Kelley a seventh term.
Incumbents had a very good year, with every person seeking reelection to City Council and School Committee winning their seats back – at least, according to “substantially unofficial and preliminary” results, election commissioners said.
Election commissioners reported at around 11:10 p.m., more than three hours after polling places closed, that a failure of memory cards from three voting machines would delay results by an hour to an hour and a half.
If you care about how money is spent and who takes care of the city’s children, you should vote. The term has been a bit of a mess, but the Nov. 7 election can put the School Committee back on track.
A School Committee member since 2006, Patty Nolan has lived in Cambridge since 1991 and raised two children, both educated in the Cambridge public schools. The youngest graduated […]
A School Committee member since 2016, Manikka Bowman says she knew early in life she would run for public office. She grew up in the black church and […]
A School Committee member since 2016, Emily Dexter is an education professional with 25 years of experience in education and educational research, program evaluation and data analysis. Her […]
A Cambridge resident for 16 years, David Weinstein has been a classroom teacher in a range of public school settings and a scholar of education, and now works […]