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Rachel Skerritt

Boston Public Schools Superintendent Tommy Chang announced that he has chosen veteran school leader and former BPS chief of staff, Rachel Skerritt, as Boston Latin School's 28th headmaster.

Boston federal court enters judgement on alleged Ponzi scheme

Former resident promised high-yield bridge loans but did not use the money as promised, SEC claims.

Deeqo Jibril’s campaign launch kicks off race for District 7 seat

With a crowd of about 200 in the audience, District 7 candidate Deeqo Jibril formally kicked off her campaign for the City Council seat being vacated by Tito Jackson, who announced his bid for mayor in January.

Jackson Square recreational center plans are approved

The BPDA approved plans for a recreational center that could begin construction this year.

Felix Arroyo, backers vow to fight suspension

Surrounded by supporters and accompanied by his attorney on the steps of the Edward W. Brooke Courthouse, Suffolk County Register of Probate Felix D. Arroyo defended his record and vowed to fight his suspension from office.

Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren hold rally on workers’ issues

Sen. Bernie Sanders and Sen. Elizabeth Warren called for the Democratic Party proactively advance working class values during a rally that included a lineup of state-focused activists groups. The event marked the first formal collaboration between Our Revolution and Raise ...

Criminal justice reform groups gear up for change in 2017

Jobs not Jails' Calvin Feliciano said that activists are stepping up energy next year politicians will be facing re-election and will find it too politically risky to take a stand on criminal justice reforms. Because of this, activists are focusing ...

Gaby Quintero

Archipelago Strategies Group announced it has hired internationally recognized journalist and human rights activist Gaby Quintero to help the firm continue its growth into emerging digital and multicultural markets.

Per-pupil school funding widens some equity gaps

The system of basing school funding on enrollment is creating new equity gaps, in which schools are not guaranteed basic educational offerings such as libraries and full-time nurses. many say. Under the new budget, support is slashed for schools that ...

‘Keeping the train moving:’ Darnell Johnson’s fight for affordable Boston housing

Darnell Johnson heads the Right to the City Coalition, a group of housing organizations that fight displacement in Boston.

Deeqo Jibril kicks off campaign

With a crowd of about 200 in the audience, District 7 candidate Deeqo Jibril formally kicked off her campaign for the City Council seat being vacated by Tito Jackson, who announced his bid for mayor in January.

Puerto Rican debt crisis enriches CEO charged with fixing it, protesters say

Protesters demonstrated in Newton against the financial services CEO who they say profited off helping plunge Puerto Rico into debt and now is profiting off providing high-interest loans to impoverished citizens with few other options, while being charged with fixing ...

School Committee approves budget

The Boston School Committee voted 5-2 to approve a controversial 2018 budget that includes $13 million in cuts to 49 schools over the protests of students, parents and teachers who testified against the cuts.

Political targeting seen in activists’ detainment

Three Vermont activists who are unauthorized immigrants were picked up by ICE, sparking a protest outside the site of their Boston bond hearing. Demonstrators say the detainments were politically motivated and that the activists represent a boon, not threat, to ...

Home in sight for Dorchester Food Co-op

Named the preferred tenant for Viet-Aid’s 191-195 Bowdoin Street development in the Bowdoin-Geneva neighborhood, the Dorchester Community Food Co-op may finally get the brick-and-mortar presence always envisioned for it.