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Give ‘The Embrace’ a little time

What ultimately wins Boston’s affection may be simply what’s here long enough to become part of the landscape.

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He’ll let his ‘woke’ flag fly

It appears to me that anything that has to do with common sense is "woke."

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As they lived and breathed: 1971 experiment in integration resonates

There is a sense of wistfulness that can obscure why these efforts have floundered. Our country has lost the belief that schooling should benefit all children equally and that this in turn would benefit our communities and the larger society.

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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.