The Transylvania Times -

By Kevin Fuller
Staff Writer 

School System Embracing 'SPIRIT' Program - Brevard NC


Last updated 8/1/2016 at 5:01pm

After an incident involving Brevard High School students, which the FBI is investigating as a possible hate crime, Transylvania County Schools is taking part in a U.S. Department of Justice initiative that aims at curbing racism and making schools more inclusive.

Superintendent Jeff McDaris confirmed the school is actively participating in an initiative called SPIRIT, or Student Problem Identification and Resolution of Issues Together, which is a program of the Justice Department’s Community Relations Service.

“We want to make sure people form an understanding and respect for each ot...

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