Despite drastic steps to close a $500 million budget gap for city schools, officials from Greenwich Village Middle School decided to destroy expensive classroom furniture like desks, chairs, and cabinets. Perhaps they got a little lightheaded after hearing the jobs bill passed with $10 billion for teacher's salaries? Some village residents "watched in horror" as sanitation workers crushed the items in the back of their truck.
School officials say they have to take tough steps to close a $1 billion budget deficit. Teachers say the administration is going back on a promise to keep cuts away from classrooms. Read Post
A Florida middle school student was caught with what has been deemed an “arsenal of weapons” in his backpack. The Sunrise Middle School student, 13, reportedly possessed several guns, a knife, ammunition, a mask, and fireworks. The ... Read Post