The Daily Report Card: Purdue Protest, Bloomington Bullying, Slipping in Science
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Lafayette Journal & Courier reporter Eric Weddle snapped this photo on Instagram, showing the protestors walking out of the Purdue Board of Trustees meeting. They were protesting incidents of racism on campus.
Anti-Racism Coalition protests Purdue Board of Trustees – Roughly a dozen students held signs protesting the university’s response to instances of racism on campus. They then walked out of the meeting, “holding signs and some with their fists in the air,” reports Mike Loizzo. The Board’s only African-American trustee followed the group out to speak with them. WBAA
Role of bullying in Bloomington student’s suicide being investigated – Friends say Bloomington high school student Tori Swoape was bullied in school. Police haven’t found evidence of bullying in their investigation yet, but friends told the Indianapolis Star “there were signs something was going on with Tori.” Indy Star / Bloomington Herald-Times
‘Nation’s Report Card’ Shows Eighth Graders Struggling With Science – “Less than a third of the nation’s eighth graders were proficient in science” The Educated Reporter
Coach, ex-coach accused of relationship with student – “A prosecutor has filed three counts of felony child seduction each against a current Martinsville High School coach and a former coach for alleged sexual relationships with the same 17-year-old female student.” Terre Haute Tribune Star
Teacher Accused of Covering Up Vice Principial’s Affair with Student – “An Indianapolis teacher faces charges of obstruction of justice for trying to cover up an alleged affair between a school vice principal and a 16-year-old student.” WIBC