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Boston’s longstanding METCO program reflects decades of injustice in the city’s public schools

Boston’s longstanding METCO program reflects decades of injustice in the city’s public schools

(Photo courtesy of the Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity) The METCO program contributes to the isolation of many of the students that the program buses.  Emily Teague Connector Editor Boston’s METCO (Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity) program was introduced in 1966 following the Brown v. Board of Education supreme court case to decrease segregation in

The city of Lowell is preparing for a months-long birthday celebration: Kerouac@100

(Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell) Jack Kerouac’s hometown is Lowell, Massachusetts. Emily Teague Connector Editor This coming March, the city of Lowell will host Kerouac@100. Kerouac@100 is a months-long series of events brought together for the March 12 centennial birthday celebration of beat-generation writer and Lowell native, Jack Kerouac. The celebration will contain a range

Clooney could have raised “The Tender Bar” for his latest directorial release

(Photo courtesy of Amazon Studios) “The Tender Bar” was released on Dec. 17, 2021. Emily Teague Connector Editor Based on the 2005 memoir of the same name by author J.R. Moehringer, “The Tender Bar”, became available for streaming on Amazon Prime Video in January 2022. Directed by George Clooney, with performances from a well-known and

Five November films worth revisiting

(Photo courtesy of Universal Television) “Duel” (1971) was Steven Spielberg’s directorial debut. Emily Teague Connector Editor November movie releases have become a popular choice for films hoping to take advantage of the month’s promising history of bringing in lots of viewers. Looking back at movie releases of Novembers past, there are plenty of titles that

“Finch”: It’s Got Tom Hanks

(Photo courtesy of Amblin Entertainment) “Finch” is Tom Hank’s latest film, now available to watch on Apple TV. Emily Teague Connector Editor America’s sweetheart Tom Hanks stars in another Apple Original Movie, “Finch,” released Nov. 5, this time playing the role of Finch Weinberg, the last man left in St. Louis, perhaps the world, after