Big Stories Of The Day
School staff failed to act on alleged sexual assault Seattle PI
Some Rainier Beach High School staff members seriously erred last year by failing to call police after a student alleged that she had been sexually assaulted on campus, according to a recently released Seattle Public Schools report.
Urban superintendents hard to retain MSNBC
St. Louis is looking for its eighth school superintendent since 2003. Kansas City is on its 25th superintendent in 39 years.
Detroit Schools Take Hit as the City’s Population Shrinks NYT
The public school system in Detroit stand sto lose tens of millions of dollars in state financing due to a large drop in the number of students it serves.
How a Football Game Became a Racial Scrimmage Washington Post
In the third quarter of a game against Fort Hill High School, a tearful defensive end from Dunbar High threw his helmet to the ground and kicked it.
Helping kids break stereotypes
Christian Science Monitor
First-graders learn firsthand about disabilities – and respect.