There’s much to dislike about standardized tests, but doing away with them altogether would put us in the worst possible place coming out of the pandemic.
The Gateway Cities Journal
Massachusetts is one of only a handful of states that continue to prevent local and regional efforts to generate revenue to respond to transportation needs. If we pass up on the opportunity to empower communities to act without further delay, this will only become more problematic for Massachusetts.
Gateways Episode 65
Gateways Episode 64
This form of schooling is getting broader attention now, but “microschools” and “homeschool pods” are nothing new, Keri Rodrigues says. “I know that that’s the fancy way that rich white folks are now calling these things, but this has been what poor Black and brown folks have done forever.”
Are you confident about Massachusetts school reopening plans? How has the pandemic economically impacted your household? Do you support the Black Lives Matter movement? On Wednesday, August 12th MassINC and the MassINC Polling Group presented the results of a survey of public opinion among Latino residents of Massachusetts. The survey covered a range of policies
The Gateways Podcast Episode 62
In response to the pandemic, the MBTA allowed for back-door boarding on buses, making rides effectively free. But is that the right plan?Two guests stop by the Gateways Podcast to continue the transportation conversation — Jarred Johnson, director of TransitMatters and Brenna Robeson, lead coordinator at Zero Fare WRTA Coalition.