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Superintendent Tommy Chang Issues Statement on Idea of Arming Teachers in Response to Mass Shootings

BOSTON — Thursday, February 22, 2018 — Today, Boston Public Schools (BPS) Superintendent Tommy Chang issued the following statement in response to comments made by President Trump, who spoke publicly yesterday about arming teachers with firearms as a way to avert school shootings. STATEMENT FROM SUPERINTENDENT TOMMY CHANG: “The mere thought that teachers should be armed in order to ward off violence is utterly illogical and…
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NATION – After Parkland, President Trump Demands More Than Just Action. He Demands We Get It Right.

“It’s not going to be talk like it has been in the past. It’s been going on too long; too many instances. And we’re going to get it done.” President Donald J. Trump. Washington, DC: – President Donald J. Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos sat down yesterday with more than 40 students, teachers, and community leaders to discuss how…
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DHS Statement On NBC fake News Coverage Of Election Hacking

WASHINGTON, DC: - Jeanette Manfra, National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Assistant Secretary for the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, released the following statement regarding the recent NBC news coverage on the Department of Homeland Security’s efforts to combat election hacking. “Recent NBC reporting has misrepresented facts and confused the public with regard to Department of Homeland Security and state and local government efforts to…
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Sierra Club Applauds Senate Committee for Clean Energy Bill

Boston, MA -The Senate Committee on Global Warming and Climate Change released an omnibus energy bill today titled An Act to Promote a Clean Energy Future. The bill includes  numerous provisions to advance clean energy, and also help communities deal with the effects of climate change. The bipartisan Committee voted unanimously in favor of the bill. The bill increases offshore wind procurements, eliminates the cap…
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