January 2006
Education Week;1/11/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 18, p6
This article presents news briefs related to education in the U.S. The Dover, Pennsylvania, school district's policy of treating the concept of intelligent design as an alternative to evolution was relegated to the history books on January 3, 2006. The mother of a former 3rd grader in Prankfort, Michigan, who was the only black student in her school has filed a lawsuit on behalf of her daughter, Realite Peebles, saying administrators had forced her to use a separate restroom and other pupils had taunted her with racial slurs. Euniecia Snyder filed the complaint on December 12, 2005 in the U.S. District Court in Grand Rapids against the Frankfort-Elberta public schools. A former elementary school principal in York, British Columbia, has pleaded guilty to embezzlement charges. Rhonda Stevens, paid $44,000 in restitution before pleading guilty on January 3.


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