The words students have used so casually with each other were posted all over Bexley High School last spring. Rape. Retarded. Kimberly Brazwell had permission to post only those words. But she’d overheard others in school hallways that were ripe for discussion: Slut. That’s so gay. The N-word.
While no school district in Franklin County had 100 percent of its third-graders meet the target score on the reading portion of the Ohio Achievement Assessments, the Bexley City School District fared better than most.