Monthly Archives: March 2010

NY-OCFS denied thousands accused of child abuse the chance to clear their name

By John O’Brien / The Post-Standard March 22, 2010, 6:00AM Syracuse, NY – The state Office of Children and Family Services in 2004 had a backlog of requests for hearings from people accused of mistreating children. Three women had recently … Continue reading

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OH. More Students Arrested Due to Fighting

Two 14-year olds, a 15-year old and a 17-year old were taken into custody by Columbus police after they reportedly caused a fight on the grounds of Woodward Park Middle School, 5151 Karl Road, between 2:52 and 4:01 p.m. Friday, … Continue reading

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PA: 11 Students Arrested In Fight At W.Pa. School

SWISSVALE, Pa. (AP) ? Police in suburban Pittsburgh say 11 middle school students have been arrested following an after-school fight. Swissvale Police Chief Greg Geppert says the Woodland Hills Junior High School seventh and eighth graders began fighting while waiting … Continue reading

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NC: Disability Rights of North Carolina (DRNC) Report on Seclusion and Restraint

We are writing to express our concerns about the recently released DRNC report on seclusion and restraint.¬† Based on press releases and news articles, we believe that¬† DRNC is misusing its mandate as an advocate for the disabled to coerce, … Continue reading

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