RICHMOND, Va. -- A group of former Richmond middle school teachers reapplied for their jobs this week.
The teachers are from Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School, which is one of the most under-performing schools in the state in terms of test scores, and has a history of disciplinary problems.
As part of a plan to fix the problems at the school, Superintendent Dana Bedden announced last month that half of the staff would have to re-apply to teach there.
Several parents and students at a Feb. 23 school board meeting said the teachers at the middle school are not the problem.
CBS 6 has also learned that some teachers at the school, who are currently under contract, are being transferred to other schools.