Another Maine school is voicing serious concerns about Maine’s newly enacted restraint policy. Falmouth Board Member  Chris Murry said he  has concerns about Maine’s new restraint regulations and the higher threshold they establish before school staff can restrain or seclude a student in an emergency. He also called the documentation requirements under the state policy [...]

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GUARDS at a Melbourne youth detention centre fear they may not return home from work at the end of their shift because of five brutal weeks that have left three of them in hospital. In the latest incident, on Sunday night, a guard had his skull fractured after allegedly being king-hit and stomped by two [...]

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Apparently Georgia has implemented a tip hotline where people can report problems at Georgia’s youth detention centers in order to stop the violence at the centers. So now there’s a web site that will allow employees at state youth detention centers and the public to report complaints anonymously, the youth must be shaking in their crocs [...]

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a violent home invasion has Philadelphia police hunting for some preteen suspects. Authorities say they beat a 51-year-old woman with some unusual items, including a plunger. Authorities say a family friend found the victim in the backyard, on her knees, crying and begging for her life to be spared. When police arrived, they found her [...]

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All the state departments already know that most (if not all of) the CRIPA investigations initiated by DOJ’s Civil Rights Department are shams instigated for political purposes and more often than not have no connection with any real Constitutional violations. In the case of New York’s Division for Youth now operated under NYS’ Office of [...]

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A landmark $800,000 jury award to a Michigan teenager who was sexually harassed for years by schoolmates. The landmark case Patterson v. Hudson Area Schools (E.D. MI 2012, and 6th Cir. 2008) sends a message to school districts that taking ineffective action is akin to taking no action. Ruling that the school has a duty [...]

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