The Learning Network: NYTLNreads | Student Comments on Grand Jury Decisions in Ferguson and Staten Island
Eleven days after Marion Barry died, the life and legacy of the four-term mayor were the subject of a history lesson at Anacostia High School.
Students watched a news clip about him Thursday, answered questions and reflected on why he “was respected and loved by Washingtonians . . . especially those in Ward 8.”Read full article >>
The Loudoun County School Board has placed its sole charter school on probation following news that the principal lacks the proper state license to run the school.
The board also voted 6 to 3 on Tuesday night to give notice to Middleburg Community Charter School of the licensure deficiency. The board also is compelling the charter to outline a plan to resolve the license problems for Principal Barbara Smith, who is leading the school in its inaugural year. The charter school was proposed last year as a way to save a tiny rural school that was threatened with closure. It is the first charter school in Northern Virginia and one of six in the state.Read full article >>
Montgomery County police made a public appeal Thursday for information from potential victims and witnesses who may know more about the actions of a former county substitute teacher accused of inappropriately touching students.Read full article >>