Monthly Archives: February 2015

NM. School fight caught on camera raises concerns

A vicious high school fight sent a school worker flying into a glass trophy case. For some people in one New Mexico school district, that fight highlights a lack of security on campus. City officials in Española said they don’t … Continue reading

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TN. Caught on video. Wooddale high school fight, Memphis police manhandle, pepper spray kids

The girl Dante Gillie claims she was the one attacked and her brother was trying to help break it up but says the cops grabbed her and slammed her on the concrete with her faced mashed in the pavement.…/caught-on-video-wooddale-high-…/

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CA. Suspension reversed for Santa Rosa High student beaten in recorded assault

District officials have reversed the suspension of a Santa Rosa High School junior who was beaten by two other girls in a video-recorded fight that sparked a lawsuit, her parents said Tuesday. Alia Kanihan, 16, was assaulted in May by … Continue reading

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UK. Five students bullied a disabled boy, 14, and threw volleyballs at his head while he was dragged around by his feet

Police say the boy was knocked down by a volleyball thrown at his head last month at Parma Senior High School. One student then allegedly kicked the victim and another dragged him around by his feet. Police say 49-year-old substitute … Continue reading

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FL. Teacher assistants, students charged after classroom brawl in Osceola County

Police have charged two teacher assistants and three students in a case that centers around a fight inside a public school classroom. The Discovery Intermediate School teacher assistants were arrested at their homes late Friday and were taken to the … Continue reading

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TN. Multimillion dollar suit filed against school for failure to protect, bullying, assault and battery

The court-appointed guardian of a 16-year-old Washburn School student has filed a $30 million dollar lawsuit against more than a dozen parties. The case, filed last month by the victim’s court-appointed guardian, Katherine Parks, said the then 15-year-old was brutally … Continue reading

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FL. Student attacked on school bus. Driver may face charges for failure to protect

Three students are accused of beating a younger student aboard a Pinellas County school bus. A student exiting the school bus was viciously attacked by three other classmates. The bus driver called for help but did not intervene to protect … Continue reading

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MI. Michigan courts give teachers right to sue if school system fails to discipline students who are safety risks

The Michigan Supreme Court overturned a 2001 decision and loosened the standard for people who want to file some civil lawsuits. The decision gives teachers the standing to take legal action when schools intentionally disregard or are deliberately indifferent to … Continue reading

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OR. Lincoln County School District sued $2.9 million, for failing to protect students against 6-year-old

A Federal lawsuit filed on behalf of five Lincoln County elementary students accuses local school officials of failing to report and prevent “sexual harassment and assault” by a 6-year-old boy who they said touched their genitals, hit them in the … Continue reading

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Bullying and how to stop it

By Handle With Care President and Founder Bruce Chapman If you’ve ever been bullied, raise your hand. As one of the original “hippies” in high school, I was jumped by four kids and had my two front teeth knocked out … Continue reading

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