Strawberry Mansion High School
Before Linda Cliatt-Wayman changed the game for Strawberry Mansion High School, it had spent six consecutive years on the city’s “most dangerous schools” list.
The district says that overall, violent incidents declined 32 percent, down for the third year in a row.
A school district police officer is hospitalized in good condition after authorities say he was body slammed by a student on Tuesday.
In one of her “Hidden America” reports, news anchor Diane Sawyer visits Strawberry Mansion High, one of Pennsylvania’s “persistently dangerous” schools.
One notable school coming off of the school closure list is Strawberry Mansion High School, which will remain open.
Strawberry Mansion High School is one of the 37 schools the School District of Philadelphia plans on closing.
Among the high schools to close are Germantown High, Strawberry Mansion High, University City High, and Bok Tech.
Mayor Michael Nutter and other officials toured a North Philadelphia high school on Monday, to look at its security — on the same day a newspaper article suggested that things there could get a lot tougher.
Audenried High School teacher Hope Moffett has not taught a class in more than a week while the school district makes a decision on how to discipline her.