New York City’s Middle school 53, in Far Rockaway, used to be known as a failing school with a bad reputation. But since Principal Shawn Rux joined and implemented a series of reforms, it’s now thriving. TODAY’s Sheinelle Jones reports.
Andrea Mitchell talks with Alma Powell about the challenge to keep national high school graduation rates increasing--an effort that requires a lot of support, especially in areas where many students are underserved.
Tunette Powell joins Tamron Hall to discuss her children’s multiple suspensions from pre-school for their bad behavior and whether race was a factor in their punishments.