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Restorative Justice & Equity in School Discipline

Thursday, April 12, 7PM, John Witherspoon Middle School Auditorium There is a call to action to address the persistent gaps by race and special needs status in school suspension and expulsion. Schools are seeking ways to transform how they elicit…

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Official Statement Condemning Recent Incident of Hate Speech

When racist and anti-Semitic slurs appeared on an 8th grade web-based project, Princeton government and religious leaders produced the statement below.  Superintendent Steve Cochrane published a statement earlier on behalf of the school district.  To read that statement, click here….

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Superintendent Steve Cochrane’s Remarks about Hate Incident at John Witherspoon Middle School

The message below was shared by Superintendent Steve Cochrane at the beginning of the Princeton Public School’s Board of Education meeting on November 14, 2017.  To read November 16 statement of Princeton government and religious leaders, click here. Tonight, based…

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Unity Awards 2015

At the Unity Awards Reception on May 17, a nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize spoke and three Princeton students were honored for being role models in their efforts to promote respect for diversity and to advance the cause of race relations. Victor…

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Freedom Summer: 50 Years Later. Letter to the Editor

U.S.1: To the Editor Freedom Summer: 50 Years Later This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Freedom Summer Project, the nonviolent effort by civil rights activists to integrate Mississippi’s segregated political system. Princeton was fortunate to have Robert Moses,…

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