Monthly Archives: November 2011

OH. School Chief enacts anti-bullying plan to stop rash of violent incidents

Responding to a recent rash of violent incidents involving children in Warren schools, Superintendent Bruce Thomas has assigned a staff member to implement an anti-bullying plan. Kristen Lewis, coordinator of student counseling and family engagement, already has given one presentation … Continue reading

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TX. Are High School fights out of control?

Fights in and around high school campuses are a common sight regardless of where you live. Recently, we’ve noticed more fights being videotaped and posted on the internet. We wanted to find out what’s behind the postings and the fights … Continue reading

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VA. Norfolk school guards to stay armed with pepper spray

The School Board has agreed to continue equipping civilian school security personnel with pepper spray at least until January, when it will discuss the issue again. School security guards used spray three times between Oct. 19 and 26, intervening in … Continue reading

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OH. Kids Cuffed and put in holding cell after school fight

Two Westerville elementary students were arrested, handcuffed and put in holding cells after a fight on a school bus. Mikeal Mitchell, 8, and Michelle Mitchell, 7, were charged with disorderly conduct but the Franklin County Juvenile Court rejected the charges … Continue reading

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Australia. Court grants retrial on school’s duty to protect teachers and maintain a safe environment

The Supreme Court has granted a retrial to a woman who sued a Ballarat Primary School for injuries she incurred when restraining an aggressive student. Margaret Rees was an integration aide at the school at Delecombe when she intervened to … Continue reading

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MA. Lawrence School bus driver shot with a pellet gun

Police said a Lawrence school bus driver was shot in the arm with a pellet gun by a student aboard the bus. Authorities said the 50-year-old driver was not seriously hurt, but radioed to school officials and police to meet … Continue reading

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CA. Shooting at University of California Berkley Haas School of Business

Campus officials report that a shooting took place Tuesday afternoon at the Haas School of Business. The suspect was seen carrying a gun. A staff member reported this to the police, who responded immediately. The suspect entered a computer room, … Continue reading

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NYC. Students Arrested After Fight at Richard R. Green High School, DOE Says

Police arrested 10 students at the Richard R. Green High School in Lower Manhattan Monday after a brawl spun out of control, police and education officials said. The fight broke out in the lobby of the school at 26 Broadway … Continue reading

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GA. Beating in Atlanta High School raises safety concerns

This fight was more savage than anything Brooklyn Harper had ever seen at Westlake High School. Two years ago Georgia Department of Education reduced the ability of teachers to maintain a safe environment. According to this article the total number … Continue reading

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CA. 14-year old girl shot and killed; 4 others wounded

Five people were arrested in the shooting death of Morgan Hill resident Tara Romero, 14, a victim of an apparent drive-by attack Friday night. Romero was one of four teenage shooting victims who were walking through the neighborhood near Village … Continue reading

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