Charges dropped against teacher accused of having sex with teens
[Los Angeles Times, 12/17/14]
A longtime San Bernardino educator accused of molesting two teenage boys is beginning to restore her reputation after the charges against her were dropped, her attorney said Tuesday.
An Alternative To Suspension And Expulsion: 'Circle Up!'
One by one, in a room just off the gym floor at Edna Brewer Middle School in Oakland, Calif., seventh graders go on the interview hot seat. Some 80 students have applied to be "peer leaders" in the school's new, alternative discipline program called "restorative justice."