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Mass. lawmakers must move to enact essential nursing home reform

COVID-19 amplified long-existing deficiencies in long-term care.

Boston Latin Academy is one of three Boston exam schools, along with Boston Latin School and the O’Bryant School of Math and Science.

Results are in on dropping entrance test, but exam school picture is incomplete

Diversity is not of much value without substantive and systemic changes leading to true equity and inclusion.

A rendering of the planned redesign of Boston's Copley Square.

Copley Square redesign embraces combination of a park and public gathering space

The updated plans for Copley Square embrace a balanced combination of typical lawn and tree park with the creation of a vibrant public space.

Some people wore masks in the Public Garden and some did not on April 30 in Boston.

With mandates eased, it’s masks up, masks down, masks askew all over town

None of us is safe until all of us are safe.

Former President Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando on Feb. 28.

Trump’s grip on his party is perilous in many ways

Trump’s posts were not only extremely irresponsible and reckless but they were also quite dangerous.

Representative Liz Cheney, Republican of Wyoming, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on April 14.

In imposing purity test on Liz Cheney, it’s GOP that’s soiled

As one reader writes: “She’s about as conservative as they get. But she won’t sell her soul to remain in power, as so many of her GOP colleagues are willing to do.”

A still from the documentary "A Reckoning in Boston."

A matter of race — and credit where it’s due

A reader found an ironic twist in a headline about how the issue of race is present in this year's Independent Film Festival Boston.

Students walk across the campus of Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, Pa., in this March 3, 2020, file photo.

Can you really put a price on your college major?

So we’re going to talk college students out of studying history, literature, and philosophy because it won’t put money in their pockets?