1:48pm

Thu April 19, 2012
Education

Alabama School Strife Strikes Outside Of Class

Originally published on Thu April 19, 2012 3:34 pm

Alabama is near the bottom of the country's academic rankings. The state has problems with test scores, school improvement ratings and dropouts. But the district in Birmingham has a different kind of issue. The state recently took over the school board because of infighting on the board. The move has triggered cries of racism.