The blocks surrounding South Philadelphia High School are a melting pot of pizzerias fronted by Italian flags, African hair-braiding salons and a growing number of Chinese, Vietnamese and Indonesian restaurants.
Inside is a cauldron of cultural discontent that erupted in violence last month _ off-campus and lunchroom attacks on about 50 Asian students, injuring 30, primarily at the hands of blacks. The Asian students, who boycotted classes for more than a week afterward, say they've endured relentless bullying by black students while school officials turned a blind eye to their complaints.
"We have ...
Investigators were searching Tuesday for the source of a batch of laced brownies that have sickened at least five students at a Union City high school.
Rick LaPlante, a spokesman for the New Haven Unified School District, said students at James Logan High School began showing signs of illness or intoxication last week.
"We had five students at Logan become ill over the course of three days," LaPlante told KTVU. "At about the middle of that run, we noticed something was common in what was going on. They had consumed something in some ...
Phoebe Prince’s lilting Irish accent and wide smile made the 15-year-old freshman stand out at South Hadley High School, where she enrolled last fall after her family relocated from a tiny village in the west of Ireland.
Her principal called her smart and charming. A boy invited the new girl to the school’s winter cotillion, a highlight of the school year. But two days before the Jan. 16 dance, Prince died in an apparent suicide, after incessant bullying by classmates at the 700-student high school.
“In a school with that many kids, there ...
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MY LEFT FOOT
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