Charter schools, an idea intended to promote innovation in education through the power of competition, have naturally held the greatest appeal in places where the local school systems have been the most dysfunctional — i.e. in urban centers with generally low levels of education, concentrated poverty, and high crime rates. But charter schools are not restricted solely to cities.
The outcome of the Casey Anthony trial sparked a drive for a new law. “Caylee’s Law,” as it has been dubbed after Anthony’s daughter, would impose on parents a duty to report the death or disappearance of their children in the event such a tragedy occurs.
J.B.D. v. North Carolina – Supreme Court recognizes Miranda warnings are different for kids and adults
A recent opinion of the Supreme Court, however, provides juvenile defense attorneys with a powerful tool to fight back and more importantly gives kids a much better shot at receiving the same rights as adults suspected of criminal activity when being questioned by law enforcement.
Following a unanimous decision by the Montgomery County Board, Stamford, Connecticut’s current superintendent, Joshua Starr, was chosen to take the helm of Montgomery County Public Schools, vacated by retiring Jerry Weast.
With Superintendent Dr. Jerry Weast’s announcement of retirement last August, Montgomery County is scrambling for a replacement. After over a decade as head honcho of the Board of Education (BOE), Dr. Weast will retire from the BOE this June.