Archive for June, 2009

HISD Expands Virtual School Program

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009


In this Worth Your Time segment Houston ISD and its virtual partner Connections Academy are expanding their virtual school program

Officials: TSU student shot robber

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009


A high school student was shot in the neck by a TSU student after an attempted robbery at a Metro bus stop near according to police The TSU student said he shot the teen in self-defense

College Student Robbed at Buckhead Home

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009


Another college student ended up face-to-face with a gun Atlanta police said Tuesday that gunmen stormed into a Buckhead home and attacked the latest victim in a series of armed robberies targeting area college students

Co. School Board Sounds Off on MCS

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009


The decision for Shelby County to be the sole source of funding for Memphis City Schools is not going over well with some Shelby County school board members

Students Shot on Detroit’s West Side

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009


Several people all of them believed to be teenagers have been shot in Detroit Police quickly surrounded the corner of West Warren and Southfield after the violence erupted shortly after two o clock Tuesday afternoon

Police: 7 Teens Shot Near Detroit School

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009


Gunmen in a green minivan opened fire on a group of teenagers waiting at a bus stop near a Detroit school on Tuesday wounding at least seven including two who were in critical condition authorities said

Official: TSU student shot teen robber

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009


A TSU spokesperson said the university student was sitting at a Metro bus stop at Cleburne and Tierwester immediately off of the TSU campus around 11 30 a m when the shooting occurred

Detroit Police: 5 Teens Shot Near School

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009


Detroit police say at least five teenagers were shot at a bus stop by gunmen who emerged from a green minivan Tuesday afternoon The shooting happened about a block away from a school after summer school classes got out June 30

Bus Stop Shooting/Cody Academy Students

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009


Seven people have been shot and five of the victims are students attending the Cody Ninth Grade Academy in Detroit The shooters laid in wait at a gas station before they opened fire 160 Now the hunt is on for them

Teachers to be licensed

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009


Schools secretary Ed Balls says teachers in England will need licences to practise which will have to be renewed every five years