In a liberal-minded community that prides itself on top-notch schools, high-achieving students and progressive values, the idea of a civil rights violation is anathema. However, the results of a Office for Civil Rights investigation -- revealed in February of this year -- has sharply called into question local schools' capacity to deal fairly, effectively and legally with bullying and discriminatory harassment and highlighted the need for more leadership, training and accountability from the district.
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posted Friday, June 14, 2013, 8:31 AM