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METCO Board 21 Nov 68.png
This meeting of the officers of METCO discussed money for more staff, teacher training grants, tutors for students, new communities and student participants, Boston School Committee, future financial needs, state budget, transportation issues

METCO E Board 28 March 1968.png
Board members passed budgets and funding before discussing evaluation and student data evaluation. Expansion into 5 new towns is considered and the money needed to support the students. Development of a course in African-American history for…

METCO statement of income and expense june1 -sept 13 1966.jpg
This simple list of income and expenses for METCO shows where the funding for the METCO program came from in order to get the program functional in 1966. The list of expenses highlight how small the program was in the beginning years.

METCO Boaord 14 July 1966.png
The METCO office in Roxbury, MA officially opened and is actively assigning children to area public schools. The Board of Directors is pleased that the applicants are representative of the communities of South End-Roxbury/North Dorchester. It is…

METCO Minutes 1975.png
METCO Meeting minutes that document budgetary issues and the allowing of the treasurer to borrow money under METCO, INC to fund the program. Also of note, a delegation met in Washington, DC to discuss forced bussing and desegregation alongside ROAR…

Follow up report to B of Dir pg 1.png
This report to the Board of Directors of METCO in 1974 discusses the idea of expanding METCO to vocational and technical high schools and the additional costs associated with the expansion.

A letter from METCO to the State Board of Education requesting more funding for the METCO program. Highlights the success of the program over the last decade.

The executive board committee of METCO met to discuss the upcoming school year and how the program would try to avoid publicity. METCO planned to give their own controlled press conference for invited media only. Committee members were asked to…

Preliminary proposal to Carnegie Corp for funding METCO program

OH-057 Maurice Gillen.pdf
In this interview, Maurice “Moe” Gillen, a lifelong resident of Charlestown neighborhood of Boston, reflects on the impact of Judge W. Arthur Garrity's 1974 decision in the case of Morgan v. Hennigan, which required some students to be bused between…
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