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Student-Moderated School Board Candidates’ Forum, Sunday, October 8, 2017, 7 pm

Not in Our Town is sponsoring a forum for the six candidates for the Princeton Board of Education on October 8, 7 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Princeton, 50 Cherry Hill Road, Princeton.  The event is being organized…

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After 60 Years, Are We Honoring the Little Rock Nine?

Commemorating on September 25 the anniversary of the desegregation of Central High School in Little Rock, AK by the Little Rock Nine, the nine brave African American students who were the first to attend the formerly all white school, Martine…

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The Color of Emotion: Teachers’ Racialized Interpretations of Children’s Emotion and Student Outcomes

Amy Halberstadt received a William T. Grant Foundation grant for her work about how “practices that reduce racial bias among teachers can respond to gaps in academic and disciplinary outcomes between Black and White students. . . . . Teachers…

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Even With Affirmative Action, Blacks and Hispanics Are More Underrepresented at Top Colleges Than 35 Years Ago

“Even after decades of affirmative action, black and Hispanic students are more underrepresented at the nation’s top colleges and universities than they were 35 years ago, according to a New York Times analysis.” Click here to read entire article.

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The Real Reason Black Kids Benefit From Black Teachers

As teacher David Jackson explains: “The fact that my skin color matches that of my students doesn’t give me any superpowers as an educator. But it does give me the ability to see them in a way that’s untarnished by…

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