At Wednesday’s public meeting, Boston School Committee Chairwoman Jeri Robinson offered what seemed to be an unscripted reflection on the sorry state of affairs in the district. 4:57 p.m.
Those who are calling for "parents’ rights" are doing nothing of the sort; rather, they are fighting for the right of a small group of people to impose their views on others. 2:30 a.m.
Classic campus liberalism opened doors for me, a working-class kid. But that approach is under attack today. 2:43 p.m.
To say that the racial and ethnic makeup of the Massachusetts teacher population is already out of step with the student body would be an understatement. 6:47 p.m.
Learning how to walk on their own feet, embracing action, and trying out new ideas — these are the tasks of the self-reliant student. 3:00 a.m.
This is the antithesis of a healthy collegiate environment and characterizes a powerful danger to both democracy and discourse. 7:10 a.m.
Athletic recruiting in America is not an equal opportunity game — it’s pay-to-play. There is gross inequity in the system that produces college-bound athletes, and it often prices out families that cannot afford it. 3:02 p.m.
Outside the classroom, students are fed content they’re sure to like. Inside the classroom, professors can nurture an analog culture of resistance. 3:00 a.m.