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Will Mass. keep leading or backslide on education? Keep an eye on union push.

Given its purview in public education, the MTA, like politicians, should also be held to high standards of transparency and accountability.

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50 years ago, she was proud to be one of the last Browns cheerleaders. Not anymore.

I felt safe at every game and trusted the organization to act in our best interest. Upon reflection, I now see that the so-called protection my fellow cheerleaders and I counted on was an illusion.

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Yes, we’re divided, but the right pushes this to an extreme

While multiple factors have led to our dangerous polarization, it is right-wing media and Republican leaders who bear responsibility for egging on our current political and cultural divides.

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The invasion of the bachelorette party

An op-ed on how bachelorette parties in Provincetown have disrupted safe spaces for LGBTQ+ people generated much debate among BostonGlobe.com readers. Here is an edited sample of the more than 570 comments that were posted.

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Even with a course correction, COVID will remain a powerful foe

Protecting our communities from the otherwise inevitable future damage of this pandemic seems like a wise use of this extraordinary American Rescue Plan Act funding.

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Polygraphs are not the way forward in police reform

Reducing police misconduct is a worthy goal. Pretending to read the minds of police applicants with polygraphs is not the way to achieve it.

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Media beware: Trump has a way with language

The phrase “broke into” carries the connotation that the action was a criminal activity, which is probably exactly why Trump used the phrase himself when he said of the FBI, “They even broke into my safe!”

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The T: pressing forward, ploddingly, or going nowhere fast?

With a huge surplus of tax dollars, wouldn’t you think our state government would spend the money needed to prevent another catastrophe before it is too late?