Newton Suicides Noted in New York Times article

Newton Teen Suicides Noted in New York Times article

New Jersey School District Eases Pressure on Students, Baring an Ethnic Divide

A packed Board of Education meeting this month at Grover Middle School in West Windsor, N.J., where a districtwide debate that often splits along racial lines is underway about the pressure put on students there to succeed.

The issue of the stresses felt by students in elite school districts has gained attention in recent years as schools in places like Newton, Mass., and Palo Alto have reported clusters of suicides. West Windsor-Plainsboro has not had a teenage suicide in recent years, but Dr. Aderhold, who has worked in the district for seven years and been superintendent for the last two and a half, said he had seen troubling signs.

The full  New York Times article is here.

Newton Suicides Noted in New York Times article

 

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