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Two schools of thought on student safety: police presence, behavioral health

Every student deserves to feel safe in school, and a concerted effort to rapidly implement comprehensive behavioral health services and support in every district would help create that safe space.

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It’s frightening that DCF can remove children without court order

It is traumatic and harmful for children to be ripped from their parents’ care, especially when there is no imminent threat.

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In contract clashes, teachers unions are fighting for their schools

Massachusetts has the finest public schools in the country by many different measures. The people educating our youth are almost all unionized. Those two facts are related.

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On daily run, she’s seen more paths in more places than many will ever know

I haven’t managed streaks like Dan Shaughnessy’s. But I wouldn’t trade my 20-minute daily run for the world.

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Matchmaker, find me a find, fine, but I pay, and for him it’s free?

In my own experience with a local matchmaking firm, the men I was matched with were not paying for the service while I was paying a considerable amount.

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A dominant culture that keeps leading to women being killed

We’re sending a subliminal message when we call women murdered by men a domestic violence issue.

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No pedestrian plaza — keep cars coursing through Copley Square

Dartmouth Street is one of two main through streets from the South End to Back Bay. Travel on this route was nothing short of a nightmare during the BPDA’s test period last summer.

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Tent City board, manager intent on preserving, revamping storied property

The community needs significant capital improvements to remedy deferred upkeep and update its outdated infrastructure.