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Why Redwood High School’s graduation rate is low

Redwood, California, is a city of 4,500, but the school is just one of the dozens in California with a graduation rate of less than 10 percent.The low rate has prompted a number of educators to call for more emphasis on higher education and a greater focus on students with disabilities, particularly students with learning

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Former schoolteacher to be charged with child sex trafficking

A former Westminster High School teacher who worked with underage boys has been charged with trafficking and sex trafficking.The indictment is unsealed Wednesday in Manhattan federal court.Aubrey Lee Mathers, 45, is accused of using his positions as a teacher at Weston High School and a high school in the Bronx to lure at least six