When these factors are not explicitly named and acknowledged, one demonstrates a gap in understanding that racism perpetuates disproportionate outcomes for Black and Brown populations.
“I have a problem with things being hidden, swept under the rug”
Yes, our student reporter asked about school lunches, and even got an answer
“I think one of the issues the next superintendent should focus on is how to best support students, specifically academically.”
A review of documents and interviews reveals a lack of record keeping that reflects a system struggling to comply with state law and reckon with the use of physical restraint
“Several alumni of color and BLA alumni have experienced discrimination and other offenses.”
Exam school tests suspended, while ed sec who never passed one keeps failing.
“Our job as educators is to learn about our students and where they come from. We create lessons that will interest them, lessons about their life experiences."
Here, five individuals associated with RAR share their memories of Boston back then, what they gained from having RAR in their lives, and how, in 2019, we can continue to honor the groundwork RAR laid for a better Boston.
For more than 50 years, Metco has stood as a hallmark effort to address racial disparities in education. But for the progressive civil rights program to keep pace with the national dialogue around race, inequality, and white supremacy, stakeholders say it’s time to reexamine and recommit to Massachusetts’ once-radical program.