Almost a year after school officials plotted a course of action with Kelly Rawson to help her 15-year-old son, there remains no clear path to the critical assistance experts say the boy requires. Where are we now, and what’s next for Gino? Patrick Sargent reports.
Despite the disheartening previous school year and a summer of youth violence, WPS was not among the participants in a statewide grant program in which 100 percent of eligible applicants were accepted. Patrick Sargent asks interim Superintendent Marco Rodrigues, and others, why?
The next School Committee will be dealing with a Level 3 district with schools in much need of repair or replacement, high-stakes testing concerns and a not-always-collegial working relationship with the City Council — oh, and finding a new superintendent.