education

‘Summer In the City’ Lineup Announced

Cambridge Arts has announced the lineup for the 27th annual “Summer In the City” program, which aims to make the arts accessible to all residents through free, outdoor events. “A big tenet of Cambridge Arts is to make sure that arts are accessible to everyone in Cambridge, and so by offering this free programming in […]


Sprouting Healthy Eating

CitySprouts brings the outdoors into local elementary schools “So pretty,” a kindergartener at the King School exclaims as her class troops onto the school’s rooftop garden on a warm April morning. She jumps up and down several times. “Finally, we get to go to the garden!” CitySprouts Garden Coordinator Solomon Montagno asks which of the […]


EurekaFest InvenTeams and Lemelson-MIT Student Prize Showcase

Join the Lemelson-MIT Program for EurekaFest 2018 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to celebrate high school and collegiate inventors from across the country who will showcase their inventions to the public on Thursday, June 21 at the Kresge Auditorium from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


EurekaFest InvenTeams Presentations

Join the Lemelson-MIT Program for EurekaFest 2018 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to celebrate high school and collegiate inventors from across the country who will showcase their inventions to the public. On Wednesday, June 20, the 2018 high school InvenTeams will present their invention prototypes and explain their invention process in small groups at […]


Dig It! 2018

Join us for an evening of fun, food, and silent auction to celebrate garden-based learning in Boston and Cambridge Public Schools. Help us nurture curiosity in youth! This year’s program includes a variety of exciting events. We will be presenting the CitySprouts Environmental and Community Impact Award to Karen Worth, a dedicated instructor from Wheelock […]


Vinfen’s 11th Annual Moving Images Film Festival

Vinfen will hold our 11th Annual Moving Images Film Festival, The Dignity of Risk, on Saturday, March 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School. This year’s event will explore the risks people with psychiatric conditions, intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain injuries, and behavioral health […]


In 2018 Participatory Budget, More Residents Than Ever Put Their Mouth Where Their Money Is

When budget delegates convene next week to discuss 2018’s Participatory Budgeting proposals, they’re going to have their work cut out for them. This is the fourth PB cycle, which invites the community to decide how a portion of the city’s capital budget is spent. Ideas are organized into seven categories: culture and community facilities, education, environment, parks and […]


CPSD Offers Support for Parents of Students With Disabilities

Raising a child with disabilities offers its own unique set of challenges, which is why the Cambridge Public School District (CPSD) hosts both biweekly group meetings and drop in seminars for parents in this situation. The support groups allow parents and guardians to connect with others who understand their circumstances, talk about their stories, get support and find […]


Life Lessons: Cambridge College’s Impact Beyond the Classroom

[This Story Originally Appeared in the November/December 2013 Issue of Scout Cambridge.] She wasn’t even a student yet, but when Stacey Borden-Holliday walked into the admissions office at Cambridge College in Central Square, she already had a stack of papers in her hand. They weren’t tests or essays, but criminal reports, government documents and work […]