Let’s say you’re a kid who has just arrived in Massachusetts from another country, and you don’t speak English. When you get to school, you’ll probably be put in a special course in English for immigrant students. After that, you’ll probably go to mainstream classes in English, but get pulled out for a couple of hours each day for special help — also in English. That’s how the majority of the 90,000 so-called English language learners in this state are taught.
DeVos ignored the protesters and delivered her speech, which advocated for states to embrace school choice expansion. She said lack of access to the best schooling opportunities is the biggest barrier for children, not poverty or malnourishment. After her speech, DeVos took questions from the audience. One student asked DeVos if she would personally gain financially if more schools were run by private charter school companies.
Walk into Kevin Dua’s history classroom at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School and the first thing you see are images. The most eye-catching is a painting of Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls standing in a circle. In the painting by Robert Lovejoy, all of them smile and point while a black rag doll dressed as a minstrel singer hangs dead from a tree. “When I first walked in, I was like, 'what the heck? Why is this picture here?,'” senior Lorra Marseille says.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".