Posts Tagged: Shoshana Akins

Role of Unions in UMass Boston Project Becomes Issue in Gov’s Race

A Massachusetts  board's decision to use only union labor in a $750 million renovation at the University of Massachusetts Boston has become a hot issue on the state's campaign for governor.The University of Massachusetts Building Authority voted 9 to 2 to approve use of a Project Labor Agreement, a contract under which companies bidding on state projects pledge to use union workers and the w...

Needs of Asian-American Students Unveiled by National Report

Despite the myth that Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) students are universally high achieving, large groups of  AAPI students have low high school graduation rates and are underrepresented in certain sectors the workforce, according to a new report to be released by the National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education (CARE) based at New York University....

Educators Convene at Babson to Talk About Tech in Education

Educators from around the world gathered at Babson College last week for a conference on topics ranging from campus connections to global classrooms.Sponsored by the multinational computer-maker Lenovo, conference sessions centered on a new participatory and social approach, with the podium  open to audience members.Keynote speakers for the three-day event included Cecilia D’Olive...