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Danville, VA: Parent speaks up at board meeting; concerned about student behavior

Feb 1, 2018, Danville, VA, Go Dan River: Parent voices worries about Bonner Middle School students http://www.godanriver.com/news/danville/parent-voices-worries-about-bonner-middle-school-students/article_01bbeb5e-07b2-11e8-b173-8f29bb9f77c5.html A Danville parent voiced concerns about the behavior of students at Bonner Middle School during the public comment portion of a Thursday school board meeting. Keith Owens, who said he has two students at Bonner, said he spent the day volunteering and participating in the school’s shadow program. While there, Owens said he noticed students getting out of their seats and talking while the teacher was trying to teach the class. “I know some kids are there to learn,” Owens said. “How can they learn if there is no help there?” … Board member Ed Polhamus thanked Owens for speaking up