"It’s painful to be a teacher right now."
How corporate ed reform threatens democracy
I’ve been exposing school privatization in Mass since 2008. These are my stories…
"We just stick together, that’s all we can do at the end of the day."
The world outside of Latin School would still have no idea about any of this if not for some extremely brave students
The Hub’s most elite high school has been under growing scrutiny for its apparent neglect to properly address a culture of racial intolerance. While federal investigators probe that issue, this story of a former Boston Latin School student with special needs raises additional points of concern about another minority population at BLS.
The flimsiness of this lie was clear to anyone who saw photos of the youth at either walkout, and Walsh was ultimately forced to dial back his remarks to avoid looking too condescending toward the youth of our city. But his administration’s instinctive denial of the organic nature of protests goes beyond these walkouts.
Structural racism is the problem … now what’s the solution?
Unions played a supporting role, but the kids organized themselves
Though hardly the first slap in the face of struggling Bostonians, the Forbes announcement (and its wicked timing) made for the latest twist in the demented joke that has become of Boston in 2016.