Monthly Archives: February 2011

NZ. Boys dies after school fight

A Robertson high school pupil died in hospital a day after he allegedly had a fight with another pupil at the school. Police have opened a murder case and may arrest the other pupil. Kieron Fortuin, 15, a Grade 9 … Continue reading

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Colorado’s constitutionally illegal restraint bill 11-049 gets second read by State Senate

This JUST IN:  Colorado’s proposed Bill No. 11-049 was defeated. Colorado proposed Bill No. 11-049  is substantively invalid and violates the laws of Colorado and the United States. False impetus for the introduction of legislation We understand that the advocates … Continue reading

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FL. 8-year-old Riverside Elementary student arrested – for fifth time

This is becoming a more common occurrence.  As well as the debate between what a school should be handling and when a situation escalates to the point where the school needs to call for outside assistance.   This also extends to … Continue reading

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NE. Lockdown for armed students of High School

The lockdown at McCaskey East High School was lifted at 10:35 a.m., School District of Lancaster spokeswoman Kelly Burkholder said.  City police arrested three McCaskey East High School students earlier after a weapons sweep of the school, police said. During … Continue reading

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MD. Monitoring Unit Warns – There’s No Order — The Juveniles have take over the facility

One year after Cheltenham Youth Facility teacher Hannah Wheeling was sexually assaulted and killed on the juvenile detention center’s grounds, overcrowding and understaffing continue to plague the facility, a watchdog group reports. Cheltenham Superintendant William E. Wilson, who was hired … Continue reading

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Canada. Teen clobbers group home worker with figurine

A 16-year-old girl with a history of using ceramic items as a weapon, was warned by a Timmins judge that she might end up killing someone if she doesn’t change her violent ways. The girl admitted to clubbing a group … Continue reading

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Australia. Student arrested after playground stabbing

THE school day began with a student being stabbed at least five times in his stomach during a playground clash with two boys. By nightfall, a 15-year-old had been arrested after turning up at the local police station. Granville Boys … Continue reading

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8 hurt in Scottish school shooting

AT least eight students have been injured following a school shooting in a small Scottish town this morning. Police were called to the town of Auchinleck, 50kms south of Glasgow, following reports of the shooting at 2:30pm local time at … Continue reading

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OH. Cuyahoga County Children Services worker dies five days after being attacked by teen client

A social worker for Cuyahoga County Children and Family Services died five days after an attack by a juvenile client, but the coroner said there were no signs of trauma during a preliminary autopsy. Tashia Burch-York, 42, was attacked last … Continue reading

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MD. Little improvement at youth facility since fatal attack

A year after a teacher was raped and killed at a Prince George’s County youth detention center, many of the conditions that contributed to her death still persist, according to the watchdog that monitors the state’s juvenile justice system.A 14-year-old … Continue reading

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