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Sidewalk in front of Sherrill Library with green grass and a green tree with white flowers.
Jul 12, 2019
Lynn Public Schools’ first Hispanic principal presents relatable leadership example for Latino children and their families
Chris Wendorf with kids in a gym.
Jul 10, 2019
Wisconsin PE Teacher of the Year touts value of active lifestyle for kids
Group of people standing on step stools outside holding up red heart cutouts
Jul 8, 2019
David Nurenberg, associate professor of education, decries treatment of children in Florida detention camp
Photo of Nirmala Legale holding a mic and smiling
Jul 2, 2019
Recipient looks forward to career supporting children in foster care
Maria Aliberti Lubertazzi wears waders and stands waist deep in a green pond.
Jul 1, 2019
$85,000 grant creates model for community engagement in local ecology
Students standing outside on the quad in a circle on a sunny summer day
Jun 27, 2019
Threshold Program students join in orientation for the first time
Cara Streit
Jul 15, 2019EP Magazine
Accessible and inclusive travel is becoming increasingly available and provide lasting benefits, writes Threshold Program Associate Director Cara Gorham Streit.
And image of the ICYMI campus newsletter which has photos of Anita Hill and Sandy Ho, plus a book cover by alumna Tracey Strauss
Jul 12, 2019Cambridge Chronicle
Our ICYMI weekly e-newsletter receives a Bronze Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education in the 2019 Circle of Excellence competition.
Jackie Glenn with the host of CityLine at the station
Jul 11, 2019CityLine
Jackie Glenn ’01, one of Boston’s 100 most influential people of color, talks about her book ”Lift as I Climb: An Immigrant Girl’s Journey Through Corporate America."
Jul 11, 2019Huffington Post
As 2017 Teacher of the Year, Sydney Chaffee ‘07 faced criticism for working at a charter school, but she believes there is common ground to be found in the traditional vs. charter debate.
Tracey Baptiste
Jul 10, 2019New York Times
Tracey Baptiste responds to the outrage over casting a black Ariel in the upcoming "The Little Mermaid," citing the prevalence of mermaids in Caribbean and African lore.
Book cover of "For Black Girls Like Me"
Jul 9, 2019We Need Diverse Books blog
"For Black Girls Like Me" debut author and Lesley alumna Mariama Lockington shares the personal inspiration behind her young adult novel.