Black, multirace, Hispanic kids disciplined more, and school officials are reluctant to talk about it
Cambridge Public Schools students who are disciplined for misbehavior are more likely to face severe punishment – suspension – if they are black, multiracial or Hispanic than if they’re white or Asian. The disparate treatment has persisted for years and is evident in annual data published by the state education department.
Brief by Bicycle Safety group responds to lawsuit seeking to roll back city installation of bike lanes
A lawsuit against the city over bike lane installations that cost parking spaces is based on flawed reasoning, and more bicyclists will be hurt or die if a judge grants an injunction to stop more lanes from being added and remove existing ones, according to a brief filed Wednesday by the Cambridge Bicycle Safety group.
Group files lawsuit over Cycling Safety Ordinance, telling city to ‘rescind, restore and prevent’ lanes (updated)
An email from the group described a situation in which “storefronts can’t serve customers because there is nowhere to park, where quiet side street neighborhoods will become de facto parking areas and loading docks and where medical patients won’t be able to access the offices of their providers.”
Ashley Monturio was acquitted Tuesday of leaving the scene after running over and killing an 80-year-old woman in the parking lot of a Cambridgeport public housing project. Cambridge District Court Judge David Frank said the prosecution hadn’t proven conclusively that Monturio knew she had hit Romelia Gallardo.