Just as a teacher uses lesson planning to ensure subject objectives are covered, I feel the expenses within this budget should link to objective measures that produce a stellar and successful school district.
The co-chairmen of the Budget Subcommittee of the School Committee write to express “complete disappointment” in the vote by four city councillors after more than eight months of school department budget process.
Breakthrough Greater Boston raised $215,000 at its annual Springfest event April 24 for use in its dual programs: helping under-resourced students get to four-year colleges and training the next generation of urban teachers.
Cambridge Health Alliance goes into Friday’s hearing on a plan to cut mental health services for children and teens with a new batch of opponents: the City Council, which voted Monday to send a letter protesting the plan to the institutions leaders.
See a rare “King Lear.” Hear America’s future poets laureate recite. Catch the Rambax Senegalese Drum Ensemble at an outdoor concert. See the work of student playwrights. And enjoy Mayfair along with 100,000 other people – after walking to benefit victims of the Marathon bombing.
As Cambridge continues to collect itself after the stress of an officer’s slaying, a carjacking, hunt for bombing suspects, citywide lockdown and revelation of terrorist leanings among classmates and neighbors, there are both official commendations for how well the city and responded and plans for a next time.
Over the past few days, we have been working hard to ensure that students return to safe, supportive schools. This is not quite as simple as saying it is business as usual.
A new Martin Luther King Jr. School got its special permit Tuesday in a unanimous vote from a Planning Board whose main concern seemed to be the color proposed for the two-school campus. Residents also had a very specific concern: whether the school should have a full or half basketball court.
Cambridge high school students are invited to spend April School Vacation Week performing community service projects alongside police officers throughout the city.
Take the tots Easter egg hunting. Enjoy Lilypad’s Easter sampler. Hear what goes “Bump in the Night” with the Cambridge Symphony Orchestra. Rock at the Rosebud. And have fun with “Gravity” in Harvard Square.