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In February 2009, 9th grade English Teacher Randy Brown says a student threw a book at him. Randy Brown was diagnosed with a concussion and says he has since suffered from headaches. He stopped reporting to work after the incident. Bill Pow, a 9th grade math teacher at the same school also claims that a student threw a book at him. He has not returned to school since.
We’ve been covering Ron Brown Middle School this year as we follow the reform efforts of Michelle Rhee, the controversial new Chancellor of DC Public Schools. The week after their story appeared in the Washington Post, we spoke with some students and 7th grade teachers at that school about safety and discipline.
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