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Sally E. Edwards

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Cambridge School Committee Candidates Split over Universal Algebra, Special Education Issues

Two defining issues in the Cambridge School Committee race — equitable math curriculum and inclusive special education — have juxtaposed some of the contest’s incumbents against their challengers.

Harvard Students Stage Die-In During Family Weekend, Alleging Lack of Support for Palestinian Students

More than 100 students staged a “die-in” demonstration in front of Memorial Hall during welcome remarks for Family Weekend to protest Harvard’s lack of support for Palestinian students during the ongoing war in Israel and Gaza.

As Cambridge Educators Remain Without Contract, Proposed Mass. Bill Would Grant Teachers Right to Strike

Locked in a contract battle with Cambridge Public Schools, the city’s teacher’s union lacks a weapon in the arsenal of nearly every other labor union: the right to strike. A bill co-sponsored by one of Cambridge’s state legislators could soon change that.

CPS Superintendent Victoria Greer Highlights Goals for High-Needs Students in Upcoming Annual Plan

Superintendent Victoria L. Greer announced her drafted goals for the upcoming Superintendent’s Annual Plan, highlighting chronic student absenteeism, student success planning, and academic achievement at a School Committee meeting Tuesday night.

Cambridge Announces New Plan for Special Education Services, Amid Statewide Federal Inquiry

Amid a federal inquiry into the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Special Education, officials from the Cambridge Public Schools are proposing new mechanisms to best service special education students who attend schools outside the district.

Massachusetts, Cambridge Expand Higher Education Access Through New Free College Programs

Since the founding of Harvard as America’s first college, Massachusetts has been closely associated with elite universities. Now, state and local leaders are pushing to make the state the face of accessible higher education.