By Josh Resnek
A large and orderly crowd of Everett High School students left their classes early and marched down Broadway, ending up in front of Everett City Hall Thursday afternoon.
They held signs denouncing the mayor in support of School Superintendent Priya Tahiliani while at the same time chanting slogans.
“Keep Priya. Get rid of the mayor,” the EHS students shouted in unison.
The protest revealed the outrage and the disappointment of largely Black, Brown and Hispanic students who supported Tahiliani in her bid to gain an extension to her contract.
Earlier in the week following a School Committee hearing, Tahiliani lost her bid for a contract extension by a 6-4 vote.
All six who voted against her, including the mayor, are white.
Tahiliani is the first superintendent of color in EPS history.Continue reading “STUDENTS FIGHTING RACISM PROTEST AT CITY HALL”