Family couldn't shield girl from harm

Family couldn't shield girl from harm

There are 4 comments on the San Francisco Chronicle story from Oct 20, 2008, titled Family couldn't shield girl from harm. In it, San Francisco Chronicle reports that:

Jonisha Tucker caught a 5:45 a.m. bus every school day to make an hour-and-a-half trip to George Washington High in the Richmond District, taking her far from her housing project in San Francisco's ...

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Marcia Neil

United States

#1 Oct 21, 2008
George Washington High School has become the subject of space constraints which affect the physiology and independent action of students. Desks crammed into some classrooms within the school district form a sort of circuit with student one desk placed against the teachers' desks, also limiting the independent thinking of students.

Since: Nov 07

Mountain View, CA

#2 Oct 22, 2008
I don't think that was the point of this story. This girl was trying to do well for herself and her family. And forever stupid, irresponsible people have children and let them think it's ok to carry around weapons.
Marcia Neil

United States

#3 Oct 23, 2008
The inner schoolyards were paved over with asphalt to hold staff member parked cars, apart from the athletic fields. There is no warning that the schools are overcrowded, just a demand to have more teachers. [in Stuart, FL]
Marcia Neil

United States

#4 Oct 31, 2008
GWHS (and others) compromised student health with overcrowded classrooms, then penalized students who could not "conform".[in Stuart, FL]

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