(Update) Morgan Barth, the school leader at Achievement First Amistad High School, has decided to step down immediately.
His resignation comes hours after the Independent posted a story and a video of him shoving a student and days after a former employee criticized the working environment he fostered at Amistad in a viral video. The incidents touched off a broader community discussion about discipline practices at the nationally acclaimed Dixwell Avenue charter school.
by Paul Bass & Thomas Breen | Jan 15, 2019 5:33 pm | Comments (25)
The Board of Education gave its chief operating officer a six-figure going-away present, in return for a promise not to file suit against it or make disparaging public statements about public officials.
He will be allowed to talk to, say, the feds if they come asking questions.
by Christopher Peak & Paul Bass | Jan 14, 2019 8:35 pm | Comments (17)
Darnell Goldson went from being the subject of a vague investigation Monday to receiving a public apology from the schools superintendent — and then being reelected president of the Board of Education.