Associate Professor of Political Science Paul Watanabe says despite their high-tech voter identification efforts, the Boston mayoral candidates still must deal with a variable that can’t be predicted: the reliability (or unreliability) of voters.
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Interim Superintendent John McDonough announced that the Mario Umana Academy in East Boston is receiving a $25,000 planning grant to launch a two-way bilingual program next year. BPS is expanding dual-language opportunities for students across Boston following the model of the successful Rafael Hernández and Hurley K-8 Schools as well as similar programs elsewhere in which English Language Learners and native English speakers are educated in integrated classrooms. Research provided by the Gastón Institute is supporting this process.
Sparring in front of a standing-room-only crowd of hundreds in Dorchester, all 12 mayoral hopefuls directly took on the city's minority issues Tuesday night, passionately debating public safety, education, and diversity.
The night's forum was the
Andrew Elder, a librarian at UMass Boston who has worked on archiving materials from the city’s gay rights movement, says a niche market of gay-focused publications developed in Boston in the 1970s after gay people were denied a voice in mainstream media.
Professor of Political Science Paul Watanabe says businessman and state Senator Dan Wolf, who has enlisted a slew of Beacon Hill heavy hitters as he fights to maintain both his private business contracts and his elected office, is walking a fine line in terms of how voters perceive him.
Ed Rodley, who studied archaeology at UMass Boston, talks to the AP about the thousands of important artifacts discovered in the wreckage of the treasure-laden pirate ship Whydah, which sank off Cape Cod in 1717.