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Queens Community Demands Removal of High School Principal

Queens Community Demands Removal of High School Principal

A group of more than 200 students and teachers in Queens, NY, stood outside William Cullen Bryant High School earlier this week to demand the removal of the current principal, Namita Dwarka. Critics say Dwarka has neglected students with special needs, taken away math and science programs and altered the grading system to improve graduation rates. 

Dwarka also threatened students that if they attended the rally, they would not be able to participate in graduation, according to NY Daily News

"This is the end of my 30th year teaching here," said teacher Mary Bozoyan. "No principal has ever treated staff like garbage like this one does. Everyone's waiting for the next ax to drop on their head."

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Article by Kassondra Granata, EducationWorld Contributor

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