Local reality check: Local media is being far too kind of this administrator.
Thankfully, parents aren't so sympathetic to Dr. Bedell's political plight to keep a tenuous grip on "full accreditation" that was recently reattained.
Here's the sitch for now . . .
While the district continues to investigate how the knife got past security measures at the school, it is also facing other questions.
Some parents have said they didn't think school should have been in session the day after a homicide on campus.
Bedell explained that decision Thursday afternoon.
"We were very intentional in reopening school the day after because we did not want our students at home, alone, trying to process something as devastating as this on their own," Bedell said. "We felt that there are a lot of loving adults there at that school that these kids have built relationships with and all of those people cane to work the following day to be there for students."
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The superintendent of Kansas City Public Schools explained some of the decisions made after a student was stabbed inside Northeast Middle School and later died of his injuries. The student who died was identified as 14-year-old Manuel J. Guzman.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Many in the Kansas City area are still reeling from the news that one student killed another at Northeast Middle School earlier this week. Kansas City, Missouri, Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Mark Bedell said Thursday in an interview with KSHB 41 that the incident is a low point in his career.
An entire community is still grieving the loss of 14-year-old northeast middle schooler Manuel Guzman, who was stabbed to death inside his school's bathroom.Superintendent Dr. Mark Dedell calls his death one of the lowest points any superintendent of any school can experience. "You never wanna feel what I'm feeling right now.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The superintendent of Kansas City Public Schools explained some of the decisions made after a student was stabbed inside Northeast Middle School Tuesday and later died of his injuries. The student who died was identified as 14-year-old Manuel J. Guzman.
The mother of a 14-year-old boy who died after he was stabbed several times in the bathroom of a Kansas City middle school is speaking out.Manuel Guzman died Tuesday night, several hours after he was taken to a hospital."I couldn't sleep for two days after I left the hospital.
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