School boards

In this Wednesday, May 10, 2017 photo, Dan Albrecht, standing, speaks at a school board meeting in South Burlington Burlington, Vt., about plans to change the South Burlington High School nickname. A move to change the nickname to be more inclusive has sparked death threats and likely contributed to the defeat of two school budgets in a community that supports education. The school board voted unanimously in February to drop the "Rebel" team name because of previous connections to the Confederacy. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke)
May 14, 2017 - 3:57 pm
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A move to change a high school team name to be more inclusive has sparked death threats, a stalking charge and likely contributed to the defeat of the school budget twice in a Vermont community that has long supported education. The South Burlington School Board voted...
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May 14, 2017 - 2:52 pm
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A move to change a high school team name to be more inclusive has sparked death threats, a stalking charge and likely contributed to the defeat of the school budget twice in a Vermont community that has long supported education. The South Burlington School Board voted...
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FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2016, file photo, a poster featuring photos of Nisa Mickens and Kayla Cuevas is part of a memorial near the spot where their bodies were found in Brentwood, N.Y. Now, Nisa's father, Rob Mickens, has become an advocate. His daughter's death pushed the nurse's aide into running for school board in an effort to change the school culture and stop the tide of violence that has claimed the lives of 11 people, mostly teenagers, since the school year began. (AP Photo/Claudia Torrens, File)
May 07, 2017 - 11:21 am
BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — Robert Mickens was just a regular dad who went to his daughter's high school basketball games in their New York town, worried about whether she studied enough and sometimes got on her case for spending too much time gabbing with her friends. Everything changed in September...
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