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In August, the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education voted to raise the minimum score that this year’s freshman class, and classes following, will have to attain on the MCAS test in order to graduate. And against Commissioner Riley’s recommendation, they voted to increase the passing score further for classes starting in 2030. They […]
Kids’ makerspace gets cool new digs thanks to community benefits (Somerville Wire) – For children who want to explore hands-on, self-directed learning, Somerville’s Parts and Crafts is about to reopen in a spacious new location. “It’s got a cool industrial feel, whereas our old space had an aging convenience store kind of feel,” said Dina […]
I am a longtime community services program developer and I wanted to share some good news with my friends in Somerville: The Asian American Civic Association is working with the City of Somerville to diversify its workforce. The partnership will provide its low-income residents access to job training programs at AACA that will lead directly […]
The deterioration of the grounds has caused injuries among children (Somerville Wire) – Parental and community concern about the condition of the Benjamin G. Brown School’s play yard came to a head at a recent School Committee meeting, culminating in the successful passage of a resolution that calls for a quick and efficient fix to […]
Benefits go to the Science Club for Girls American Flatbread on Day Street is known for its eclectic pizza options and indoor bowling. On Feb. 8, they will be teaming up with the Science Club for Girls, a free after school science program for Somerville and Cambridge public schools. From 4-10 p.m., they will host […]
“We have to change our menus for schools because there is a lack of constant supply of food.” On October 15, the Somerville Food and Nutrition Services Department released an announcement about the substitutions of menu items that have been offered regularly in the past. This change was largely due to shortages of food and […]