News & Notes

  • Dec 10, 2011

    The International Parents Group at The Welcome Project has asked the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to postpone a decision on the proposed Somerville Progressive Charter School so that immigrant families can make an informed decision as to whether opening this school will be good for their children.

  • Mar 9, 2011

    Parent leaders from the Mystic Housing Development are working to make changes at the Healey School.

  • Mar 8, 2011

    Over the past few weeks, students in the Welcome Project’s “Helping your Child at School” English class have been talking about communities: What communities they are a part of and why those communities are important to them. For these parents, often new to the language and culture, turning towards the web of relationships that surround them can provide critical support in their lives, and in the lives of their children.