Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 02/14/2012 - 11:43pm
After nine suicides, a federal lawsuit, and the glare of the media spotlight, Minnesota’s Anoka-Hennepin school district has at last rid itself of the policy that helped create a virulently anti-gay environment in its schools.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 01/08/2012 - 11:35am
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments Jan. 18 in New Orleans in a lawsuit that claims a 9-year-old girl was checked out of a south Mississippi school six times by an unauthorized man who then raped her.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Tue, 12/06/2011 - 3:47pm
Eight vacant schools where investigators found evidence of drug use and vandalism pose a threat to public safety, and at least one should be demolished immediately because of severe structural issues, city Controller Alan Butkovitz said Tuesday.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 11/07/2011 - 9:54pm
Nearly half of 7th to 12th graders experienced sexual harassment in the last school year, according to a study, with 87 percent of those who have been harassed reporting negative effects such as absenteeism, poor sleep and stomachaches.