Angela Vickers has one of the toughest jobs in the Hillsborough County school district. She's principal of a middle school, arguably the hardest age to teach. And by state standards, hers is the lowest-performing among more than 200 schools.
Officials here in the third-largest district in the country voted, after an emotional meeting, to close 49 public schools that they said were not being fully used.
The American Humanist Association threatened to sue Missouri’s Fayette School District and several school officials on Wednesday for their alleged roles in holding morning religious ceremonies with students on school grounds every week for at least the last year.