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Letters: Afsheen Shamsi an Advocate for Princeton Students

To the Editor:

I would like to thank the four candidates for the Princeton Public Schools Board of Education for their willingness to run and serve. It is rewarding work, and I encourage more members of the community to do the same.

I write to ask voters to support my colleague Afsheen Shamsi. Afsheen is a dedicated and experienced public servant who is an effective voice for all students. I have worked with her to explore ways to increase communication and dialogue between the district and the community. I have been impressed by her advocacy for students – in particular, those from underserved communities and those with individualized needs. Alas, much of the Board’s work is done in confidential closed sessions, which makes it difficult for the community to learn of her work, and to measure her impact.

The Princeton community will benefit by Afsheen’s continued service on the board, and I enthusiastically support her candidacy.

Lastly, state law requires that I note that while I am a member of the Princeton Public Schools Board of Education, I have written this letter as a private citizen and the views expressed are solely my own.

Sincerely,

Tom Hagedorn

Krystal Knapp

Krystal Knapp is the founding editor of Planet Princeton. She can be reached via email at editor AT planetprinceton.com. Send all letters to the editor and press releases to that email address.

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Iran: Changing Perspectives

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Meet the Council Candidates

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Starlight Evening with Ryan Speedo Green

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Marijuana: Weeding Out the Truth 2018

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