Monthly Archives: April 2019

ADL New England Youth Congress, Boston, MA – April 12, 2019

by George J Elbaum Anti-Defamation League (ADL) New England Youth Congress is an annual event designed to stimulate, educate and inspire attending students to speak up and speak out when they encounter ethnic, racial, religious, and cultural prejudice.  The event … Continue reading

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Lowell High School, Lowell, MA – April 11, 2019 (PM)

by George J Elbaum Lowell High School opened in 1831, shortly after the city of Lowell was established.  From their inception, all of Lowell’s public schools were integrated, and African American Caroline Van Vronker was a student at Lowell High … Continue reading

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Malden High School, Malden, MA – April 11, 2019 (AM)

by George J Elbaum Malden High School is a public high school founded in 1857, and its current enrollment of 1870 might be the most diverse in Massachusetts, with the native languages spoken by its students numbering 18.  Racial diversity … Continue reading

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Somerville High School, Somerville, MA – April 5, 2019 (PM)

by George J Elbaum Somerville High School in suburban Boston has an enrollment of 1230 students in grades 9-12 and very high diversity: 43% Hispanic, 32% White, 14% Black, and 10% Asian.  Many or most of the students do not … Continue reading

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Natick High School, Natick, MA – April 5, 2019 (AM)

by George J Elbaum Natick High School is an urban/suburban public high school serving approximately 1700 students in grades 9–12.  It rates quite well in academic performance, with state standardized test scores vs. state averages of 96% vs.91% in English, 92% vs. … Continue reading

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The Tremont School, Lexington, MA – April 4, 2019 (PM)

by George J Elbaum The Tremont School is a small private school located in Lexington, though its students come from Boston and the surrounding towns.   The school’s basic hypothesis is that the most stimulating educational environment is created by a deep … Continue reading

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Cambridge Rindge & Latin School, Cambridge, MA – April 4, 2019 (AM)

by George J Elbaum The Cambridge Rindge and Latin School (also known as CRLS) is a public high school with enrollment of 1950 students of high diversity (39% White, 32% Black, 13% Hispanic, 11% Asian, 4% two or more races).  The … Continue reading

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