Teacher charged with child endangerment for failing to protect a disabled student from being bullied and beaten by 5 students. Police say the boy was knocked down by a volleyball thrown at his head last month at Parma Senior High School. One student then allegedly kicked the victim and another dragged him around by his [...]

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TTAPR on February 13th, 2015

By Handle With Care President and Founder Bruce Chapman If you’ve ever been bullied, raise your hand. As one of the original “hippies” in high school, I was jumped by four kids and had my two front teeth knocked out for being different. On another occasion I was jumped from behind while using a urinal. [...]

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A school touted just weeks ago by the San Diego Unified School District is now described by some as an atmosphere of fear and fights. In the past two weeks, two separate incidents at Lincoln High School have led to arrests on campus, and one may have involved a butcher knife. “They’re actually happening every [...]

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Five teenage girls have been charged after a video of a violent brawl at a school oval in Western Australia was posted online. Footage of the fight last week showed children and adults encouraging two girls as punches were thrown and hair was pulled at the oval in South Hedland. The fight broke out at [...]

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A bullying incident at a local high school caught on video has captured national attention. On Wednesday, Jan. 8, Etiwanda High School freshman Kobe Nelson and a classmate had a violent confrontation between classes. School officials intervened and suspended both students. Upon his return home, Kobe, 14, protested his innocence: “‘Look Dad, I didn’t do [...]

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Despite all the lip service given to battling bullying, many kids are still being seriously hurt while on school grounds, a new study shows. Each year more than 90,000 school children suffer “intentional” injuries severe enough to land them in the emergency room, according to the study published in Pediatrics. “We were surprised,” Amanullah said. [...]

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Montgomery Public Schools leaders and Montgomery police held a meeting to address safety concerns, after a threatening message was found in the school bathroom at Lee High School. Most of the parents at the meeting were not just concerned with the recent threat, they’re also frustrated with what they say is a dangerous environment at [...]

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TTAPR on September 5th, 2013

A school in Adelaide’s northern suburbs has been rocked by claims its staff are ignoring complaints about violence and bullying. It comes after a boy was rushed to hospital after being knocked out by his own brother at Gawler and District B-12 College. “His older brother came and hit me three times in the head [...]

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TTAPR on July 4th, 2013

A 2011 study, “Understanding and Preventing Violence Directed Against Teachers,”reported 80% of about 3,000 K-12 teachers surveyed felt victimized by students, students’ parents or colleagues in the past year. Only 14 studies have been conducted internationally about violence directed at teachers, Espelage wrote in a follow-up report published this year in the journal American Psychologist.   Bullying [...]

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