Monthly Archives: October 2010

Australia. Teenager stabbed in fight organized on Facebook

A 16-year-old student from an Auckland school was stabbed in a public fight that was organised through the social networking website Facebook. A group of students gathered at an underground car park to watch and video the brawl. The fight … Continue reading

Posted in AUSTRALIA, bullying, FACEBOOK, School Violence, SCHOOLS, SOCIAL MEDIA | Leave a comment

NDRN adopts position on Senate version of restraint and seclusion bill

The National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) adopted the recommendation of its Legislative Committee for NDRN’s position on Senate Bill 3895, the new Senate version of legislation concerning restraint and seclusion in schools. The statement reads: “This legislation responds to a … Continue reading

Posted in DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE DOJ, DISABILITY RIGHTS, NDRN | Leave a comment

Washington. Carnation 12-year-old plotted murder of 20 classmates, teachers

Carnation Police are investigating accusations that a 12-year-old boy planned to kill at least 20 students and teachers at Tolt Middle School. They also believe he plotted to murder his adoptive family. The boy has been expelled from school and … Continue reading

Posted in General, School Shooting, School Violence, SCHOOLS, STATES, WASHINGTON | Leave a comment

DC. Another DC Juvenile Ward Suspected of Murder

Montgomery County police said a ward of the District’s juvenile justice agency was a suspect in the murder of an American University professor after searching the teen’s D.C. home. Deandrew Hamlin was taken into custody late Monday night after crashing … Continue reading

Posted in DYRS DC Juvenile Justice, juvenile justice, juvenile violence | Tagged , | Leave a comment

CT. Bullied Student Brings BB Gun To School To Protect Himself

A 12-year-old student brings BB gun to school so he could fend off bullies at school. School officials are looking into the claims that he was being bullied. According to the Hartford Courant, security officers at the school had once … Continue reading

Posted in CONNECTICUT, School Violence, SCHOOLS | Leave a comment

NC. Salisbury HS. Chairs Thrown, Principal Assaulted in HS Fight

SALISBURY – Two teenage brothers have been arrested after police say they sparked a fight at Henderson Independent High School where chairs were thrown and school officials were assaulted. Police say the fight was in the cafeteria, which at first … Continue reading

Posted in NORTH CAROLINA, School Violence, SCHOOLS | Leave a comment

Indiana. Loaded Gun Found In School Parking Lot

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – A Snider High School student has been taken to the Allen County Juvenile Justice Center after Fort Wayne police said school officials found a loaded gun. It happened Thursday around 11:30 a.m. The gun was … Continue reading

Posted in INDIANA, School Shooting, School Violence, SCHOOLS, STATES | Leave a comment

NC. Homecoming Game Called Off After Gunfire Erupts

Garinger High School’s homecoming game against Charlotte Catholic was ended at the start of the fourth quarter Friday night after a melee broke out in the Garinger home-side stands. As people left the stadium after the game was called, shots … Continue reading

Posted in NORTH CAROLINA, School Shooting, School Violence, SCHOOLS | Leave a comment

NJ. Lawrence High Students Arrested After Fight

A fight that evolved into a “brawl” at Lawrence High School yesterday forced cops to call in reinforcements for crowd control and led to the arrest of two students. An alert went out on the police radio at 2:55 p.m., … Continue reading

Posted in NEW JERSEY, School Violence, SCHOOLS | Leave a comment

Texas. School Parking Lot Fight Ends in Stabbing

CONROE, Texas – A fight outside Conroe High School left a boy and a girl with stab wounds to their arms and hands. Two male students were involved in a fight in the school parking lot before noon on Friday. … Continue reading

Posted in School Violence, SCHOOLS, TEXAS | Leave a comment