Page 2 THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2021 Equity, Inclusion and Diversity Subcommittee hears testimony from parents Special to The Advocate L ast week, Ward 5 School Committee Member Marcony Almeida-Barros called for a meeting of the Equity, Inclusion and Diversity Subcommittee to listen to parent feedback on the Everett Public Schools plan to return to the classroom in a hybrid model. The meeting came after extensive discussion between the school administration, School Committee and teachers’ union on the proposed plan. Almeida-Barros felt it was important to broaden parent voices at the table by directly hearing their concerns, especially the Special Education and English LearnA photo of parents testifying during the recent subcommittee Zoom meeting. PARENTS | SEE PAGE 3 EPD mourns passing of “The Duke” Retired Police Sgt. Jack Ellsworth passed away earlier this month at the age of 74. Known as “The Duke,” Ellsworth was a member of the Everett Police Department for more than 30 years. He also served in the U.S. Navy from 1964 to 1969 and was a prosecutor at the Malden District Court for several years. (Photo Courtesy of the Everett Police Department) For Advertising with Results, call The Advocate Newspapers at 617-387-2200 or Info@advocatenews.net

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