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Wednesday, June 1 was like most end-of-the-school-year days. The classroom was hot and stuffy, as was the air outside, thick and heavy with moisture…telltale signs of a storm brewing. Nothing about the day seemed out of the ordinary. Strong thunderstorms are not uncommon when hot, moist air co-mingles with a cold front. It was just [...]
Today, President Obama will visit TechBoston Academy. The public school opened in 2002 with money from a foundation headed by Melinda Gates and her husband, Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft Corp. Investing in education and improving our schools has been a major theme of the Obama presidency. The school visit will shift attention, and perhaps [...]