Woburn students return to school as teacher strike endsPlay
This is the Radio Boston rundown for Feb. 6. Yasmin Amer is our host.
- From the Newsroom: In Woburn, more than 4,000 students are back in classrooms for the first time in a week. Teachers there have been on strike since Jan. 30, after contract negotiations stalled. We speak with WBUR's education reporter Max Larkin about the days leading up to the agreement reached on Sunday.
- Neo-Nazi protestors have disrupted another drag queen story hour, this time in Taunton. We speak with leaders from Massachusetts LGBTQ+ organizations to understand what appear to be more disruptive protests.
- New Hampshire faces losing its first-in-the-nation status after the Democratic National Party approved the reordering of its 2024 presidential primary. WBUR's Anthony Brooks joins to discuss.
- The late music critic Terry Teachout described Aaron Copland's work as "probably the greatest piece of classical music composed by an American." Composer and friend of Radio Boston, Rob Kapilow, is back to talk about Copland piece, "Appalachian Spring," and its place in American music.
This program aired on February 6, 2023.