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History teacher David Bedar delivers his speech to the School Committee. (Photo by Rose Skylstad)

North students, alumni defend history curriculum at School Committee hearing

Samantha Fredberg November 28, 2018

By Samantha Fredberg and Rose Skylstad History curricula in Newton Public Schools (NPS) was assessed and deliberated at a Newton School Committee public hearing in response to a petition Tuesday, Nov....

Teachers rallied together before school Thursday, Oct. 11. (Photos by Joelle Sugianto)

Faculty stand out in solidarity against accusations of bias

Amy Xue October 12, 2018

North faculty stood out in solidarity against accusations of anti-conservative and anti-Semitic bias yesterday before school at 7:15 a.m. Teachers and the administration have been grappling with accusations...

Letter to the Editor: Don't punish the ignorant, educate them instead

The Newtonite April 12, 2016

Dear Editor, I went to a meeting [last week] at town hall to discuss moving forward from the recent incidents of racism and anti-semitism around Newton (and about how to deal with prejudice and hate in...

Acts of racism, anti-Semitism prompt establishment of student-faculty advisory board

Emily Moss March 19, 2016

by Emily Moss Responding to anti-Semitic chants at Friday’s basketball game, subsequent graffiti earlier this week, and racist comments posted on Facebook prior to Black Culture Day, interim principal...

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