Article on out-of-school suspension rates in Worcester public schools mentions that the Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy is working with the Worcester Education Collaborative and the Latino Education Institute at Worcester State University on suspension research and policy in Worcester.
Associate Professor of Political Science Maurice Cunningham says he thinks former Senator Scott Brown’s support of Republican Senate candidate Gabriel Gomez is too little, too late. The special election to replace Secretary of State John Kerry is today.
Article on how more than 300,000 grandparents in California have primary responsibility for their grandchildren mentions that the figure was derived from the Gerontology Institute’s Elder Economic Security Standard Index.
Associate Professor of Political Science Maurice Cunningham is quoted in this article as saying he thinks Republican Gabriel Gomez doesn’t have a big national issue to “latch onto,” which he thinks will hurt Gomez in today’s Senate matchup against Rep. Edward Markey.
Vice Chancellor for Government Relations and Public Affairs Edward M. Lambert, Jr., who most recently served as the commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, is quoted in this article on how DCR's partnerships with grassroots nonprofit groups could lead to the completion of the Southern New England Trunkline Trail.
Pablo Goldbarg, research communication and dissemination coordinator for the Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy, is quoted in this article on an event the center is holding this Wednesday in New Bedford. The event is designed to raise awareness of the challenges and opportunities for Latinos in local communities.
Harris Gleckman, a senior fellow at the Center for Governance and Sustainability, authored this article on UMass Boston’s online Readers’ Guide to the World Economic Forum’s Global Redesign Initiative, available at http://www.umb.edu/gri.
Professor of Public Policy Christian Weller talks to CNBC about how Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will handle the final months of his tenure. President Obama is currently narrowing his list of candidates for Bernanke’s successor.