Category: Massachusetts

After Backlash, School Suspends Hair Policy

The board of trustees of a Malden charter school unanimously voted to suspend a controversial policy that punished students for wearing hair braid extensions, a rule that many said discriminates against black and biracial students.

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Charter School Students Rally for RiverThursday

When the students at River Valley Charter School learned the Merrimack River was listed as the eighth most endangered river by the American Rivers Association last year, they committed to fight the pollution problem.

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