Monthly Archives: June 2012

ME. Special Education Specialists Express Concern that Maine-DOE’s Restraint Rule Does More Harm than Good

An updated –  and stricter – state rule governing the methods school staff may use to physically restrain students who may pose a risk to themselves or others will go into effect July 1. SAD 44’s special education consultant, Marcye … Continue reading

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NY. Runaway from Juvenile Youth Home Berkshire Farms steals van, hits two vehicles injuring passengers while trying to avoid police

On June 28, 2012 at approximately 11:12 pm a state police patrol from the Troop K Livingston barracks observed a white van weaving on State Route 23 in the town of Claverack. The patrol activated the emergency lights and siren … Continue reading

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MD. Shooting, stabbings mar high school graduation

A large high school graduation party turned violent when a fight broke out, leaving one male teen shot, three men stabbed and another male teen wounded after being struck by an unknown object. Several officers arrived and began dispersing the … Continue reading

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NY. NYC Needs an ARMY to stem tide of young guns.

14 shootings in June in Queens South precincts as violent youth groups grow. Maybe Mayor Bloomberg should focus on keeping kids hands off of guns rather than soft-drinks.  The safety Guilliani gave the city, Bloomberg taketh away. Queens is plagued … Continue reading

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NY. NYC Juvenile Justice – Why did the courts let Darryl go free?

So it turns out that the juvenile delinquent whose “stop-and-frisk” pistol-possession conviction was mindlessly overturned by an appeals court this week doesn’t just like to carry guns — he likes to shoot them, at people, too. And he was free to … Continue reading

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NY. 14 year – old brain dead after being shot one day after graduating middle school

A Brooklyn teen is reportedly brain dead after being shot Wednesday night—one day after he graduated middle school. The 14-year-old victim has been identified as Akeal Christopher by the Post; he was walking home from a party with his cousin and … Continue reading

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IL. 319 = the number of Chicago Public School Students Shot this past school year.

Ashake Banks said she opened a candy stand on the street of her North Austin block two weeks ago to keep kids close to their homes and maybe away from gang crossfire. Late Wednesday night, Banks’ 7-year-old daughter Heaven Sutton … Continue reading

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NYC. Another NYC School sued for failing to protect student. 14 year-old blinded in school fight sues for 16 million.

14-year-old Brooklyn teen Kardin Ulysse was left blind in one eye after a brutal assault by bullies. The encounter involved the thugs shouting anti-gay slurs in the cafeteria of Roy H. Mann Junior High School in Bergen Beach. In response … Continue reading

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WV. Students injured in school fight. Principal injured when parents join the fray.

A violent fight leaves 3 juveniles battered and a substitute school principal punched in the face… And it all happened inside a local middle school. Beckley Police said on May 21st they were called to stop a fight in progress … Continue reading

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NY. 8-year-old slashes fellow school student with blade in schoolyard

A third-grader at a Bronx elementary school brought a knife to a fist fight. CBS reports that the child, whose named is being withheld, was arrested Tuesday following accusations that he slashed a 9-year-old with a double-edged razor blade during … Continue reading

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