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Fixing Boston Schools
The race to elect a new mayor of Boston has been in progress for several weeks, and at last there are indications that the candidates are capable of intelligent thought — at least about improving the city's public schools.
Three new ways of thinking
| June 10, 2009
Sam Yoon's school-committee shimmy
Today's Globe includes a letter to the editor from city councilor/mayoral hopeful Sam Y...
| March 15, 2009
Hitting the brakes
The last time that “busing” was a buzzword around Boston, John Havlicek and Jo Jo White were the only ebony-and-ivory cronies shooting hoops in harmony.
With Boston public schools facing a $107 million budget gap, busing is once again in the crosshairs
| February 11, 2009
Public education in Boston will be a hot-button issue in this year's municipal election in ways that have not been seen for at least 10 years.
It is time to end busing and use the millions more constructively
| February 04, 2009
More from King and Flynn
| November 06, 2008
To be sure, racism still exists. But the distance our culture has come in 50 years — from blacks fighting for basic civil rights to a black man running for the White House — is remarkable.
Former mayoral opponents Ray Flynn and Mel King discuss how far their city’s come, and how far it hasn’t, since 1983
| November 05, 2008
This article originally appeared in the February 22, 1983 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
The growing clout of the Hispanic community
| February 22, 2008
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