Two small fires, two fights and the arrest of a student at J.P. Taravella High School this week have drawn police to its campus, Coral Springs Police Lt. Bradley McKeone said Wednesday. Tuesday, a fire was lit about 10:26 a.m. in the boys’ locker room, and was witnessed by a gym teacher, according to a police [...]

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In an interesting article out of Florida is bringing to the forefront a situation that is striving to balance one student’s right to live in peace against the first amendment right of others to post a video of something that happened in a public place. Vanessa Chauvin a 14 year old student out of Clearwater, [...]

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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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TTAPR on January 12th, 2012

A 13-year-old autistic student is facing felony battery charges in Florida for allegedly hitting a middle school speech therapist in the head with headphones. According to the Pensacola News Journal, Conner Brown was charged on Jan. 2 for battery on a public or private education employee, considered a third-degree felony. He was scheduled to be [...]

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A 17-year-old student battered a Walton County sheriff’s deputy during a fight at Walton Academy on Friday afternoon, according to the Sheriff’s Office. Deputy Benjamin Dowdy, a school resource officer, tried to break up a fight that broke out among students about 1 p.m., according to an arrest report from the Sheriff’s Office. One student, [...]

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TTAPR on September 1st, 2010

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — A Florida elementary school student was tasered Thursday after punching a school security officer during a fight. The incident began when teachers at the Moss Elemenary School in Orange County confronted an 11-year-old girl for allegedly attempting to push another student into ongoing traffic outside the campus, reported. Authorities say [...]

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