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Scientology-linked project gets city grant

Title: Scientology-linked project gets city grant
Date: Friday, 9 February 2001
Publisher: Boston Herald
Author: Steve Marantz
Main source: studytech.org

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Mayor Thomas M. Menino has endorsed a literacy project affiliated with the Church of Scientology, which critics say is a step towards offering cult-like teachings to school children. When Menino posed for a photo at a December awards ceremony with the director of H.E.L.P. Boston - and gave a $1,000 city grant to the group - aides said they were aware that the group teaches a "study technology" developed by L. Ron Hubbard, founder of the movement. But Menino, through a ... [Read the rest at studytech.org]