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January 3, 2024

SOMA Black Parents Workshop Asks Victims Of High School Principal To Speak Up

Ed. Note: Yesterday South Orange-Maplewood Superintendent Dr. Kevin Gilbert notified families that Columbia High School principal Frank Sanchez was placed on administrative leave. While no […]
November 7, 2023

Black Parents Workshop: Firing SOMA Superintendent Is Not Racist But What Black Students Need

Walter Fields, founder of the Black Parents Workshop of South Orange-Maplewood Public Schools District (SOMA), released a statement regarding last Friday’s firing of Superintendent Ronald […]
November 6, 2023

In South Orange-Maplewood School District, a ‘Haven of Progressiveness,’ It’s Not So Black and White

On Friday night, late into the South Orange-Maplewood school board public meeting, the board voted 6-3 to place Superintendent Ronald Taylor on administrative leave until […]