Parents showed out to Brandywine's school board meeting to discuss school safety. (Unsplash)

Parents plead for safety in heated Brandywine board meeting

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Complaints about safety at Springer Middle School at Monday night’s Brandywine School District meeting devolved into a shouting match between a board member and a parent. About 12 parents and several students told the Brandywine School District the same thing:   They’re concerned and outraged about the lack of action after bullying, fights and other events  have compromised student and staff …

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National campaign caps excellence in math tour at Springer

Jarek RutzEducation, Headlines

Springer Middle School students demonstrate how their new math curriculum works. Four Springer Middle School teachers told visitors Wednesday that they were all opposed to a new curriculum designed to increase math scores. Now they love it, the teachers told members of the Knowledge Matters Campaign, there to congratulate the school for its successes. “The curriculum we use forces teachers …