Letters to the Editor

August 1, 2018

You probably don’t need anything else to be worried about these days, but you should be very worried about plastic. An observation by the authors of the Plastic Invasion says it best. “Plastic frees us, improving daily life in almost uncountable ways. And plastic imprisons us in waste and ...

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** TUESDAY RALLY IS CANCELLED ** We created a movement. We leveraged our collective 1,600 voices and forced the District leadership to sit with us today [Monday] and discuss the poorly communicated, weekend announcement that CHS Principal Elizabeth Aaron was being reassigned. Our meeting was ...

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The Board of Trustees of the Community Coalition on Race seeks racial equity, integration, and excellence in education for all students in our schools. While the pace of change has been frustratingly slow, we have seen some progress. Yet, candidly, there are too many students of color who are not ...

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The Superintendent and the Board of Education of the South Orange Maplewood School District are in the process of presenting a plan for much needed building repairs and reorganization for the most efficient use of our buildings. The Community Coalition on Race and its Schools Committee welcome the ...

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The Walter Fields Anti-Levels Litigation Lacks Legal Merit— And It’s Time for a Change on the BOE For years now, attorney and Black Parents Workshop head Walter Fields has been litigating against academic levels in the South Orange-Maplewood School District with the U.S. Department of Education, ...

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Statement from the Newly Formed Emergency Committee to Reinstate Principal Aaron Within days following a surprise email on the evening of Saturday, June 30, more than 560 members of the Columbia High School (CHS) community have mobilized on social media to form and join the “Emergency Committee ...

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