NEWTON, Mass. The mayor of Newton whose schools have been targeted by a recent spate of anti-Semitic incidents has announced a plan to ensure students in the district feel welcome.
The office of Newton Mayor Setti Warren says the city has brought in attorney Richard W. Cole, a civil rights consultant, to work alongside Newton school administrators.
Warren says the city wants to emphasize its community values. He says he plans to hold a community discussion April 7 at City Hall.
The Boston-area high school has a large Jewish population.
Catholic Memorial School officials apologized and students were reprimanded.