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Students seeking transfer out of fight-plagued Schenectady school

Cassandra Ryan, 12, transferred from Mont Pleasant Middle School to Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons last week after she was threatened by a girl who goes to a different school.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Cassandra Ryan, 12, transferred from Mont Pleasant Middle School to Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons last week after she was threatened by a girl who goes to a different school.
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Some parents are giving up on Mont Pleasant Middle School. Parents of 20 students have requested transfers to new schools in the district, and so far, the district has moved four students to other middle schools, according to district records. Four other schools offer seventh and eighth grade in the district: Zoller, Paige, King and Central Park. But all of those schools were essentially full at the beginning of the year, so opportunities for transfer ...


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clutecrest
October 30, 2013
1:19 p.m.

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This is an example of good parenting! More parents should follow this lead!

Lukas
October 31, 2013
6:38 a.m.

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How much teaching can get done when the front line is a battle zone? This sounds more like a juvenile detention center than a school.

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