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Cambridge Ellis Pre-K School
Cambridge City Council

No More Baby Steps: Cambridge Universal Pre-K Launches After 30-Year Effort

After three decades of discussion, Cambridge’s universal preschool program is finally set to debut.

Interior of CRLS
Cambridge City Council

Cambridge Public Schools Closed Tuesday for Snowstorm

Cambridge Public Schools will be closed tomorrow in anticipation of Tuesday’s snow storm, according to Cambridge Public Schools spokesperson Sujata Wycoff.

Graham & Parks School
Cambridge Schools

Graham & Parks Parents Allege Poor Communication From Principal Amid Investigation

Parents of Graham & Parks students said they had deep concerns about a lack of transparency from school administration, including Principal Kathleen M. Smith. In response to the criticism, Cambridge Public Schools engaged a law firm to probe toxicity allegations against Smith.

Cambridge Rindge and Latin School Lockers
Cambridge City Council

Rising School Budget Sparks Worries Among Cambridge City Councilors

Rising Cambridge Public Schools budgets sparked worries among some City Councilors and School Committee members during a joint roundtable discussion Monday.

Graham & Parks School
Cambridge Schools

Cambridge Public Schools Engages Law Firm to Probe Toxicity Allegations Against Principal

Cambridge Public Schools engaged a law firm to “conduct a thorough review” into allegations that Graham & Parks Elementary School Principal Kathleen M. Smith fostered a toxic workplace environment at the school, according to a Jan. 5 email from CPS Superintendent Victoria Greer.

Cambridge Rindge & Latin School
Cambridge Schools

Cambridge Public Schools Officials Talk Hiring, Teacher Diversity at School Committee Meeting

As schools prepare to return for a new semester, Cambridge Public Schools officials presented their plans to improve staff recruitment and retention and increase racial diversity among teachers at a Cambridge School Committee meeting Tuesday.

MGH Bloodmobile

‘A Life-Saving Therapy’: Students Organize Blood Drive with Mass General Bloodmobile

In response to the ongoing nationwide blood shortage, the Harvard Undergraduate Premedical Society held a blood drive in partnership with the Massachusetts General Hospital this Tuesday. MGH’s bloodmobile collected donations in the Littauer Center parking lot.

Harvard Kennedy School Sign
Harvard Kennedy School

Carr Center Fellow Hosts Study Group on History of Marriage Equality in India

In the wake of the Indian Supreme Court’s recent refusal to legalize gay marriage, Nitika Khaitan — a fellow of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy and Safra Center for Ethics — hosted a study group Thursday on the history of LGBTQ+ rights in India.

Jenny Hoffman Courtesy

Physics Professor Jennifer Hoffman ’99 Shatters Women’s Transcontinental Running Record

Harvard Physics professor Jennifer E. Hoffman ’99 broke the world record for the fastest trans-America run by a woman last Friday, running more than 3,000 miles in under 48 days.

Cambridge Half Marathon

Cambridge Half Marathon

Cambridge Half Marathon
Student Life

Runners and Supporters Fill Cambridge Streets at Sixth Annual Half Marathon

More than 6,700 runners and their supporters flooded First Street in Cambridge on Sunday morning for the sixth annual Cambridge Half Marathon and 5K race.

BPDA Halloween Allston SEC Event

At BPDA Halloween Event, Fun, Frights, and Feedback on Municipal Planning

The Boston Planning and Development Agency hosted a Halloween celebration on Saturday to provide information and seek feedback from residents on the construction of Harvard’s campus expansion in the neighborhood.