TTAPR on February 28th, 2011

A Robertson high school pupil died in hospital a day after he allegedly had a fight with another pupil at the school. Police have opened a murder case and may arrest the other pupil. Kieron Fortuin, 15, a Grade 9 pupil at Langeberg Secondary School, died in hospital four days ago. Yesterday police spokesman November [...]

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This JUST IN:  Colorado’s proposed Bill No. 11-049 was defeated. Colorado proposed Bill No. 11-049  is substantively invalid and violates the laws of Colorado and the United States. False impetus for the introduction of legislation We understand that the advocates and now the Colorado senate are using the recent death at one of Colorado’s Developmental [...]

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This is becoming a more common occurrence.  As well as the debate between what a school should be handling and when a situation escalates to the point where the school needs to call for outside assistance.   This also extends to the debate regarding filing criminal charges on students and again, what should be handled internally [...]

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TTAPR on February 25th, 2011

The lockdown at McCaskey East High School was lifted at 10:35 a.m., School District of Lancaster spokeswoman Kelly Burkholder said.  City police arrested three McCaskey East High School students earlier after a weapons sweep of the school, police said. During an argument between two males at the school at about 8 a.m., one mentioned something [...]

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One year after Cheltenham Youth Facility teacher Hannah Wheeling was sexually assaulted and killed on the juvenile detention center’s grounds, overcrowding and understaffing continue to plague the facility, a watchdog group reports. Cheltenham Superintendant William E. Wilson, who was hired in July, said in an e-mail that the facility’s population “is at a safe and [...]

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TTAPR on February 24th, 2011

A 16-year-old girl with a history of using ceramic items as a weapon, was warned by a Timmins judge that she might end up killing someone if she doesn’t change her violent ways. The girl admitted to clubbing a group home worker in the head with a porcelain figurine to escape a youth detention facility [...]

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TTAPR on February 24th, 2011

THE school day began with a student being stabbed at least five times in his stomach during a playground clash with two boys. By nightfall, a 15-year-old had been arrested after turning up at the local police station. Granville Boys High School was in lockdown yesterday. As news emerged that a boy had been rushed [...]

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TTAPR on February 24th, 2011

AT least eight students have been injured following a school shooting in a small Scottish town this morning. Police were called to the town of Auchinleck, 50kms south of Glasgow, following reports of the shooting at 2:30pm local time at Auchinleck Academy in Ayrshire. Sky News reported the weapon was thought to be an air [...]

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A social worker for Cuyahoga County Children and Family Services died five days after an attack by a juvenile client, but the coroner said there were no signs of trauma during a preliminary autopsy. Tashia Burch-York, 42, was attacked last Thursday in her office at the Jane Edna Hunter building, 3955 Euclid Ave., and she [...]

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A year after a teacher was raped and killed at a Prince George’s County youth detention center, many of the conditions that contributed to her death still persist, according to the watchdog that monitors the state’s juvenile justice system.A 14-year-old boy is charged with sexually assaulting, beating and strangling 65-year-old Hannah Wheeling at the Cheltenham Youth [...]

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