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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When it comes to bullying, Lara Fominoff has always preached the same message to her young son: Never bully or be mean to the other kids. And never start a fight. But if someone starts a fight with you, you have the right to defend yourself. It was this right that Fominoff says her six-year-old [...]

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TTAPR on April 19th, 2012

It’s not the first time we’ve seen this. A nine year old boy won’t be at school in the morning. He was suspended for fighting back against a bully. The school said there’s a no fighting policy so they’re both being punished. There’s a visible mark on third grader Nathan Pemberton’s cheek and eye after [...]

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A lunchtime fight at Oakland High School Thursday left a 16-year-old girl with superficial knife wounds on her face, according to accounts from school district police officers at the scene and school district spokesman Troy Flint. Police said it appeared that the 16-year-old was injured after she and another student attacked a girl — who [...]

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Chalk one up for self defense. Chalk one up for self-defense Now, three weeks after the incident was caught on a student’s cell phone videocamera, the State Attorney’s Office has decided not to file criminal charges against Hadsock, who had been arrested on a single count of child abuse. Hadsock landed at least one punch [...]

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Maryland’s juvenile justice monitor on Monday outlined widespread problems at the state’s secure treatment center for troubled youths and said staff at the center’s oversight department “hampered” an investigation into a violent escape of 14 youths in May. The Maryland Juvenile Justice Monitoring Unit report noted that staff and youths at the facility feared for [...]

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In response to a restraint programming change in late 2007 that does not allow juvenile facilities to use prone restraint newspapers are reporting that — Injuries in Maryland Juvenile Justice Facilities Spike in 2008. By all accounts Maryland Juvenile Facilities in 2007 were a mess.  The State and Federal government teamed up and provided a [...]

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