High school

Swastikas Scrawled on Michigan Student Lockers – Jewish World – News – Israel National News

Three high school teenagers in Michigan could face criminal charges for scratching swastikas into student lockers.

The president of the Congregation Sharrey Zedek, Elliot Spoon, said that while he is not surprised by the incident, he is extremely disappointed.

via Swastikas Scrawled on Michigan Student Lockers – Jewish World – News – Israel National News.

 

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GA seniors push for integrated prom | WCNC.com Charlotte

They share the same classrooms and play together on the same teams, but students at Wilcox County High School have two separate proms– one for whites, the other for students of color.

But for one group of students, it’s time for change.

Some members of the senior class, both black and white, say they’re embarrassed their school is stuck in the past.

Last year the police turned away a bi-racial student who tried to attend the “white” prom.    

via GA seniors push for integrated prom | WCNC.com Charlotte.

 

Education Is Key: Workers With HS Diploma Twice As Likely To Become Unemployed | Your Black Bloggers

The report, released on Thursday, shows that 72% of college graduates had access to PTO from their employers in 2011 in comparison to only 35% of high school drop outs. In other words, one in four high school dropouts did not have access to PTO last year.

via Education Is Key: Workers With HS Diploma Twice As Likely To Become Unemployed | Your Black Bloggers.

 

Outrage as Minneapolis high school students hang ‘dark-skinned doll by the neck’ in racist prank

One Albany County, NY County Legislator found these behaviors comical when Katrina migrants relocated to our fair Capitol. Yet, he does recognize violence when it comes in cold steel. Violence comes in various forms. Hanging Doll

By DAILY MAIL REPORTER

PUBLISHED: 16:32 EST, 19 January 2013 | UPDATED: 10:20 EST, 20 January 2013

Minneapolis Public school officials are ‘deeply disturbed by an incident of racial intolerance’ after finding a dark-skinned baby doll hung from its neck with a piece of string in a high school last week.

Washburn High School surveillance cameras captured four students – who’s names have not been released – in the act of stringing up the doll.

The students also took their own photos of the incident and posted them to social media.

via Outrage as Minneapolis high school students hang ‘dark-skinned doll by the neck’ in racist prank.