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White NJ teacher sues school, claims race factor after denied promotions

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 17:08
PATERSON, N.J. – A New Jersey elementary teacher is suing the Paterson school district after she claims she was passed over for promotions dozens of times because she’s white. Sherri Rothstein contends she was “passed over for less qualified, or not qualified at all, candidates” for vice principal and supervisor positions more than 30 times […]

MD school under fire after graduate can’t read cursive

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 12:18
FALLSTON, Md. – A grandfather of a 2017 Harford County Public Schools graduate wants the school board to know the school system is turning out illiterate graduates. “I am appalled that a graduate of high school in this county couldn’t read a note I wrote,” Jim Hudson told the board at a July meeting. “You […]

Portland, ME school district: White teachers need not apply

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 12:17
PORTLAND, Maine – Ninety-seven percent of teachers in Portland Public Schools are white, and forty percent of students are not. And that’s a problem for Superintendent Xavier Botana, the Bangor Daily News reports. “It was an issue that kids talked about frequently. That they really wanted to see more people in their classrooms in leadership […]

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