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Community Discussion Regarding Name of John Witherspoon Middle School

More than 100 people attended the July 23rd morning meeting of the Princeton Board of Education Policy Committee about a possible name change for John Witherspoon Middle School, with students, teachers, and community members voicing their opinions and concerns.  Shirley…

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‘Separate Programs for Separate Communities’: California School District Agrees to Desegregate

“A California school district outside of San Francisco agreed to desegregate its schools on Friday, after a two-year state investigation found that the district had “knowingly and intentionally maintained and exacerbated” racial segregation and even established an intentionally segregated school.” …

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It Was Never About Busing

MacArthur Award winning journalist, Nikole Hannah-Jones, summarizes desegregation attempts in the United States since the Brown v. Board of Education decision in 1954, explaining that busing (argued about in the recent Presidential debates) was always a tactic of last resort. …

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Date Correction: Black History Month Presentation @ Trenton Free Public Library, February 16, 2019

Black History Month Presentation 1:30-3:30 p.m. @ Community Room  Join us as we present three wonderful speakers focusing on the role of women and young girls in the desegregation of our schools. Dr. Rachel Devlin of Rutgers University will discuss…

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Black History Month Presentation @ Trenton Free Public Library, February 16, 2019

Black History Month Presentation 1:30-3:30 p.m. @ Community Room  Join us as we present three wonderful speakers focusing on the role of women and young girls in the desegregation of our schools. Dr. Rachel Devlin of Rutgers University will discuss…

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