Alabama School Strife Strikes Outside Of Class
by: Dan Carsen, NPR, April 19, 2012 2:04:00 pm
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Alabama is near the bottom of the country's academic rankings. The state has problems with test scores, school improvement ratings and dropouts. But the district in Birmingham has a different kind of issue. The state recently took over the school board because of infighting on the board. The move has triggered cries of racism.
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