Arson At A Rabbi's House in Arlington and a Needham Synagogue. Federal and state investigators are working to determine if two fires recently set at a local rabbi’s home in Arlington and one at a synagogue in Needham are connected. Is Antisemitism running amok in the Bay State?
An Armed Pot Robbery In Brookline. A Boston man is charged with threatening to shoot a man if he didn’t give him the marijuana he had just purchased at a Brookline dispensary. Do dispensaries need to hire more police?
What is an Adversity Score? The College Board Exams, aka the SATs, taken by two million students a year has decided to assess students not just on their math and verbal skills, but on their educational and socioeconomic backgrounds as well. The new rating called the “adversity score,” rates the students background to take into consideration the relative quality of the student’s high school and the crime rate and poverty level of the student’s neighborhood. Is this fair?
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