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Posted 04/15/2014 04:41:40 EDT
An 18-year-old man, and 18-year-olds are considered adults in Massachusetts, threw a chair at Ms. Maura and she faces the stress of a âdisciplinary actionâ and âpossible termination!â Ms. Maur more »
Posted 04/15/2014 04:48:31 EDT
"Boston's parking solution is not more parking..." Yes it is. Any new development needs to include parking and mixed income housing units within the building. more »
Posted 04/14/2014 10:50:29 EDT
Inquiring minds want to know...is Chester receiving an "honorarium" or being paid for his participation as chairman of the PARCC governing board? If so, who is paying that? Where are these meetings he more »
Posted 04/14/2014 01:01:56 EDT
Agreed, well said! Thanks for taking the time to write. It is time that insurance companies were put in their place, and their place isn't treating patients!
Posted 04/14/2014 01:31:46 EDT
"Mitchell D. Chester, commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, serves as chairman of the governing board for Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for Coll more »
Posted 04/13/2014 12:58:03 EDT
This is a public health issue, it should stay in the public domain, it doesn't need the likes of Bain Capital exploiting people in need.
Posted 04/09/2014 10:32:35 EDT
NatMorton wrote, "I asked you this question before and you've avoided answering it..."
SKressel has avoided nothing and has answered any and all questions ad nauseam...Close The Lid!
Posted 04/09/2014 09:49:28 EDT
I couldn't agree with you more. I have students who are seriously depressed and refuse to take the medication prescribed by their doctor because they believe all the "Say No To Drug" messages they ha more »
Posted 04/09/2014 03:21:03 EDT
Before we start calling out city employee pensions, public employees, and our patrolmen. Let's think "outside the box" and look at the CORPORATE welfare queens here in Boston riding on the decisions more »
Posted 04/08/2014 07:07:05 EDT
Why pharmaceutical companies? If pharmaceutical companies reduce production, the cost will go up for people in pain, who will end up footing the bill for medication that BCBS won't put out for. Also more »
Posted 04/08/2014 05:49:07 EDT
"The insurer released the figures after a review of the first 18 months of its program, which company executives said is the first of its kind in the state and possibly the country. âWeâre one of more »
Posted 04/07/2014 11:03:41 EDT
Yup...SKressel is on to something here!
Close the Lid!
Posted 04/06/2014 07:20:03 EDT
Glad to hear most of the jobs are full-time...did anyone get that in writing? I would hate to find out that they turned part-time a month after they opened. Do these jobs include health insurance, si more »
Posted 04/06/2014 02:08:19 EDT
Nat Morton wrote, "Will this charter opposition Jshore you should have no concerns about lifting the cap. And yet, you're fighting it tooth and nail..." Fighting? No Nat, I fight with no one...I reall more »
Posted 04/06/2014 01:49:33 EDT
HaHaHaâ¦Nat, Nat, Nat, name calling? Naughty, Naughty! I forgive you, I know you must be under a lot of stress given the knowledgeable, fact finding, "data driven" quality comments of SKressel, Colum more »
Posted 04/06/2014 12:38:17 EDT
HaHaHa!..."Acquiescence" of Parents? No Nat, Partnership with Parents YES! See my comment below.
Posted 04/06/2014 12:32:59 EDT
Lets not forget our Asian parents living in Newton, Brookline, and Weston! Our State Legislators saw how fast Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter School got shot down when it wanted to open a reg more »
Posted 04/06/2014 11:32:17 EDT
Nat Morton wrote, âI think it's not parent involvement you seek, but rather their acquiescence.â HaHaHa! âacquiescenceâ is what is expected from the New Market Tax Credit investors out to char more »
Posted 04/06/2014 09:33:43 EDT
Yvonne Abraham wrote, âprincipals and others who have turned struggling schools into stellar ones. They know how to solve the problems that have bedeviled schools for decades. Who better to name qua more »
Posted 04/04/2014 02:06:09 EDT
Actually Boston Public, and other schools in the state, are "field testing" the PARCC Math and ELA tests! Two tests for each subject at $29.50 each! $130 per kid! We have classrooms without workboo more »
Posted 04/04/2014 06:20:04 EDT
Agreed good letter. What is important to note is the selective reporting out by the Massachusetts Business Alliance for Education (MBAE). There are 651,783 businesses in Massachusetts, 57,658 of the more »
Posted 04/03/2014 05:10:32 EDT
Time these two sold their house and car in "Harvard" and moved into an apartment got part-time jobs, in addition to the full-time ones they currently have, and paid this women what they actually owed more »
Posted 04/02/2014 06:13:29 EDT
My fav is the selective reporting. There are 651,783 businesses in Massachusetts, 57,658 of these are in Boston! Linda âthe sky is falling in Massachusettsâ Noonan from the Massachusetts Business more »
Posted 04/02/2014 05:54:26 EDT
Not to mention "Sir" Michael Barber experience promoting a two tiered education system in the poorest of Africa! Keith Somerville reports that Michael Barber was pushing for âprivate schoolsâ prom more »
Posted 03/31/2014 09:46:10 EDT
ColumWhyte said it Best!