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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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 feet. Police say 49-year-old substitute teacher Gregg Mellinger continued class in another part of the gym as the victim remained [...]

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NHS is such a dysfunctional organization that really lacks common sense. The problem with NHS is that they are detached from the consequences of policies that anyone in the field can tell you are devoid of all sense of reality. The latest debacle being the ban on prone restraint. Instead of the ban promoting safety, [...]

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TTAPR on January 19th, 2012

More than 100 prison staff have staged a walkout at Nottingham Prison in protest at a rise in the number of assaults against officers by inmates. The Prison Officers’ Association (POA) union said 10 members at HMP Nottingham had been attacked this month. Police are investigating five serious attacks. The POA is calling for tougher [...]

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A Nottingham teenager who was left fighting for his life after being seriously injured in a school fight. Callum Massey, 13, was knocked unconscious at the National Church of England Academy in September 2011. Nottingham boy, 13, injured in school fightAdvertisementA Nottingham teenager who was left fighting for his life after being assaulted in school [...]

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Education secretary seeks to stem ‘erosion of adult authority’ by recruiting former male soldiers to the classroom and giving power back to the teachers. So teachers can once again be safe in and control a classroom so that students respect the classroom and a learning environment can be maintained. Anyone who is familiar with England’s [...]

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Gun crime has almost doubled since Labour came to power as a culture of extreme gang violence has taken hold. The latest Government figures show that the total number of firearm offences in England and Wales has increased from 5,209 in 1998/99 to 9,865 last year – a rise of 89 per cent. In some [...]

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Thousands of teachers in the UK fear chaos in the classroom if the Government goes ahead with plans to give them powers to restrain and search unruly pupils without proper training.  Four out of five teachers surveyed by the Teacher Support Network warn that extra training is essential if they are to get a grip [...]

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