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School officials fast-forward on budget, consider test program for sunnier time

School officials fast-forward on budget, consider test program for sunnier time

The School Committee passed budget guidelines for the superintendent and discussed summer learning programs while clearing backed-up business in its first meeting in five weeks.

Friends of Cambridge Rindge and Latin announces 11 Faculty Innovation Grants

Friends of Cambridge Rindge and Latin announces 11 Faculty Innovation Grants

The nonprofit dedicated to supporting and enriching programs at the city’s public high school made 11 grants of up to $1,000.

We’ve failed our vocational/tech students. Here’s how to fix district’s broken system.

We’ve failed our vocational/tech students. Here’s how to fix district’s broken system.

A vocational educational collaborative is adding questionable members and limiting choices, but students enter high school totally unaware of it, anyway, School Committee Fred Fantini says.

Thursday Agassiz Baldwin Hip Hop Fest encourages kids in audience to take stage

Thursday Agassiz Baldwin Hip Hop Fest encourages kids in audience to take stage

The Agassiz Baldwin Afterschool program’s Hip Hop Festival returns Thursday for its 19th February vacation.

More snow arriving; kids facing extended school year offer shoveling as fundraiser

More snow arriving; kids facing extended school year offer shoveling as fundraiser

Another 10 to 14 inches of snow are expected this weekend, complicating life for city officials and drivers, but at least arriving during school Vacation Week.

Cellist moved to America for a challenge, and life in music here doesn’t disappoint

Cellist moved to America for a challenge, and life in music here doesn’t disappoint

As a bastion of classical music, Boston is enough to lure a Kuala Lumpur-born master cellist – but not so much of one that Alison Lim doesn’t need to be perpetually in motion to make a living and perform.

Child’s bus is late returning from school? Administrators take steps to let you know

Child’s bus is late returning from school? Administrators take steps to let you know

Your kid’s school bus is probably late, and if you have driven anything anywhere in Cambridge this week, you know why. But here’s why you may not you may not be told every time.

We’re getting a world-language poster, but world-language promise is ignored

We’re getting a world-language poster, but world-language promise is ignored

The district has failed to make any move toward fulfilling a world-language promise, but asks students to design posters extolling the wonders of learning foreign languages.

‘Black College Athletes: Education, Myths, Reality’ panel talk is scheduled for Feb. 26

‘Black College Athletes: Education, Myths, Reality’ panel talk is scheduled for Feb. 26

A scandal last year at the University of North Carolina is one motivator for a panel talk including Paul Francisco, former New England Patriot, Derrick Jackson of The Boston Globe and CRLS dean Jamalh Prince.

Along with appreciation of school food, cafeteria workers get their day as stars

Along with appreciation of school food, cafeteria workers get their day as stars

While there’s cause for skepticism about Cambridge being awarded “best food” in U.S. high schools, it’s undeniable there’s lots of love being shown for the city’s school lunch program.

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