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S.T.E.A.M. In Cambridge

Science, Technology, Engineering, ARTS, and Mathematics

On Monday May fourth, the Neighborhood and Long Term Planning, Public Facilities, Arts and Celebration Committee (Mazen, Chair) and the Economic Development and University Relations Committees (Benzan and Simmons, Co-Chairs) of the City Council held a joint hearing to discuss the progerss of the initiative begun by them last year to develop a comprehensive approach to promoting and coordinating STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, ARTS, and Mathematics) education opportunities both in and

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“You’re From Where?”

Meet my neighbor Rachel Parrish from Murfreesboro, Arkansas!

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Riots in Baltimore - History Repeats Itself

MASSACHUSETTS GETS IT

Jonathan Daniels Freedom Rider from Massachusetts Murdered for the Cause

Because I  am from the Maryland area, I watch events unfold in Baltimore here in Cambridge with sorrowful objectivism. I always hope for the best in mankind, but my heart is heavy for yet another mother that mourns her son. 

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Coming Soon

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NeighborMedia Tonight for April 21, 2015

Special Guest: NeighborMedia Reporter Siobhan Bredin

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Charter Schools Making Gains Nationwide

Cost to send child to public school in Cambridge highest in state; Cambridge home to 3 charter schools

In the city of Cambridge, the average cost to send a child to a public school is $27,474. That’s the highest in the entire state. As a result, Cambridge Public Schools have a good reputation in Massachusetts. However, Cambridge charter schools may gain many more applications next year as a result of a study recently released by Stanford University.

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Divestment at Lesley U: Fossil Free Lesley

The other Cambridge, MA school that could be divesting

This past Sunday, Lesley students for a Fossil Free Lesley picketed a dinner with the Lesley University Trustees and a visiting accreditation team.  At the same time Harvard students' Heat Week is big news in Cambridge. Bill McKibben and other luminaries will be there. At Lesley University, my alma mater, and where I am currently an adjunct, we are accustomed to being in the shadow of the big HU in the Square. And here is where I would like to introduce some friendly competition.