News Click: Expulsion For Assaults
Protesters Clash With St. Paul School Board At MeetingA St. Paul school board meeting erupted in chaos Tuesday over how the district handles student violence. Protesters interrupted the meeting after one man spoke out in support of educators.
2 Teens Charged With Assault Of St. Paul High School TeacherTwo 16-year-old students face third-degree assault charges in connection with an attack on a St. Paul high school teacher Wednesday. The Ramsey County Attorney's Office says the teens were caught on surveillance camera striking a teacher at Como Park Senior High School.
Supporters Rally At St. Paul School Board MeetingDays ahead of a vote that could lead to a strike, hundreds of teachers and supporters rallied in St. Paul at a school board meeting on Tuesday night. St. Paul teachers have announced they will hold a strike vote on Feb. 24. If teachers authorize a strike, teachers would have to wait 10 days before walking off the job.
With Strike Vote Looming, St. Paul Schools & Teachers' Union At Odds In response to a strike vote scheduled, St. Paul Public Schools Superintendent Valerie Silva announced plans to cancel classes and lay off 2,500 nonunion workers if teachers walk off the job.
Some St. Paul School Buses Run Late, Absent To Start 2012The first day of school is always hectic for students, but it became hectic in St. Paul for parents, too. Dozens of bus routes were 20 minutes late or more in the morning and then again later in the afternoon.
Metro Students Greeted On Day 1 With Healthier LunchesMetro students returning to school today found some new healthier options in the cafeteria. New federal guidelines kicked in on Tuesday, which means smaller portions and more fruits and vegetables.