The leader of the city schools gifted education program is trying to make the classes more racially diverse. Bev Catlin oversees the Quest program serving Burnley-Moran Elementary (pictured) and the other schools. She’s not satisfied with the numbers of African-Americans and other minorities who have enrolled in those classes. Catlin is also interested in electronic portfolios for sudents with many art projects.
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are due in court on Tuesday to seek a new trial for their client, who was sentenced to death in June for the 2013 bomb attack that killed three people and injured more than 260.
The Wildcats are off to a 7-0 start and got 59 of the first place votes.