TTAPR on November 30th, 2012

Parents in Ellettsville say more needs to be done to keep their children safe after a fight at Edgewood Junior High School ended with a student in a coma. Concerned parents packed a community meeting Wednesday night where they demanded to know from school officials how the Nov. 2 fight was able to continue long [...]

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One of the most popular and most commented series of articles on this site are the ones about people and teachers being falsely accused. One comment we received is from a web site that is dedicated to exposing people who falsely accuse others of sexual assault. The site also advocates for punishing those who abuse the legal [...]

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The parents of a Washington state teen want their son’s teacher fired after learning that the student was terrorized in a bullying attack by peers — and at some points, by the teacher. The incidents occurred in February at a Gig Harbor middle school, but cell phone video of the attacks surfaced just this week. [...]

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Student Punches Teacher: Fight Video Filmed In Palm Beach Florida School Goes Viral On WSHH   Video of a student punching a substitute teacher at a public high school in West Palm Beach, Florida has gone viral online (like these before it). The video begins with the unnamed student, and substitute teacher, who has been [...]

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Restraint techniques used to control young people are being reviewed by the Justice Department after a report by the Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian highlighted “systemic issues” at the state’s two centres in Brisbane and Townsville. The report examines the cases of six young detainees who suffered serious injuries between September [...]

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Police have issued a warning about a serious and disturbing attack on a child in the North Lawndale neighborhood. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports, around 7:45 a.m. Monday, a 14-year-old girl was walking to school when a group of six men grabbed her off the street, forced her into a car, then drove her to [...]

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TTAPR on November 8th, 2012

Georgetown County Deputies responded to two separate fights at Carvers Bay High School involving two girls in each incident Wednesday. Two juveniles were charged with Disorderly Conduct, one juvenile was charged with Disorderly Conduct and Resisting Arrest, and one juvenile was charged with Assault & Battery. Deputies will not reveal their names because the girls [...]

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Current OCFS Commissioner Gladys Carrion had a mandate to reduce overtime costs at OCFS facilities. In 2010 she stated that the $12 million dollars in overtime, paid for by taxpayers in 2010 was ” staggering! I mean I think it’s staggering and I certainly don’t want to be the agency that has such a high [...]

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Kentucky Superintendents, Kentucky School Board Association (KSBA) and Kentucky School Districts are highly critical of Kentucky’s proposed restraint and seclusion regulation that still has to pass the legislative review committee. In the words of the KSBA (whose 170-district membership opposed Kentucky’s DOE’s proposed rule): “The primary goal of all local public schools and districts across [...]

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On Friday, October 26, 13WHAM News captured video of city school students downtown being pepper sprayed by police. More than 100 students were there to watch a fight. There had been several fights downtown during the week and police had tried multiple times to break up the crowd on Friday. Two students were arrested for [...]

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