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Does Teacher Diversity Matter in Student Learning?

“Research shows that students, especially boys, benefit when teachers share their race or gender. Yet most teachers are white women.” Claire Cain Miller reports on several studies about the impact of teacher gender and race on student achievement.  While training…

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Princeton Human Services Backpack Drive

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Superintendent Steve Cochrane Presenting at Civil Rights Commission Meeting, June 26, 2018

Those who attended the June 4 Continuing Conversation heard teachers and students from the Racial Literacy and Justice course talk about this new initiative. Come to the next meeting of the Princeton Civil Rights Commission to hear about this and…

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A conversation is needed after Cinco de Mayo ‘celebration’

Valeria Torres-Olivares, Princeton High School senior and Not in Our Town board member, wrote a guest column in the Princeton Packet (May 31, 2018) spelling out the problem with Cinco de Mayo parties and celebrations and ways in which the…

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Julie Washington’s Quest to Get Schools to Respect African-American English

In his article in the Atlantic, William Brennan describes the efforts of speech pathologist Julie Washington to have schools implement code-switching between the dialect of African American English and standard English in teaching reading and in closing the black-white literacy…

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