While the Guam Department of Education this month lauded the eligibility of students at all 41 public school campuses for no-cost meals, the district-wide eligibility reflects a very high rate of student poverty.
One morning, about a year ago, a Bunker Hill Community College employee found a young woman making a sign on a piece of brown cardboard. She’d written “I NEED — SOME MONEY. A SANDWICH*.” At the bottom of the sign the asterisk was clarified, “*a graphing calculator.”
Many Boston campuses reflect new levels of diversity, with more international students than ever before. But at Boston’s elite universities, the percentage of black student enrollment has barely budged in 35 years.
A decline in off-campus incidents involving University of Massachusetts students is the result of continued cooperation between the town and UMass, including its police departments, according to university officials.