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Public Education
Family files federal lawsuit against school district for alleged abuse, ‘torture’ of autistic daughter

The parents of an elementary student with autism have taken legal action against their daughter’s school, claiming she was physically abused by staff members. Christopher Dohse and Kimberly Pittard filed… Read More

April 11, 2024
Public Education
‘Deepfake’ AI technology being used to cyberbully, sexually harass students

The advent of open-source artificial intelligence technology has given rise to a new frontier in cyberbullying: “deepfake” child sexual abuse material from across the states indicate that adolescents are increasingly being… Read More

April 11, 2024
Courts
Virginia school administrator indicted by special grand jury in elementary school shooting

The former assistant principal at the Newport News, Virginia elementary school where a 6-year-old student shot his teacher has been indicted for child abuse. The unsealed indictment states that Ebony… Read More

April 11, 2024
Courts
Former Colorado bus aid arrested for assaulting autistic students

A former Colorado public school paraprofessional was arrested last week after surveillance footage showed her assaulting a severely autistic, non-verbal student on a school bus. Kiarra Jones, a former bus… Read More

April 10, 2024
Courts
Michigan school shooter’s parents sentenced to 10-15 years

(The Center Square) – The parents of Michigan school shooter Ethan Crumbley have been sentenced to 10-15 years in prison for allowing their minor son access to a firearm that… Read More

April 10, 2024
Public Education
School board member asked to resign after allegedly stealing wife’s ex-husband’s identity to solicit women for sex on Tinder

An Illinois school board member was asked to resign Monday after allegations he stole someone’s identity to solicit sex on a dating app. Jason Farrell of the Moline-Coal Valley School… Read More

April 9, 2024
Public Education
Conflicts of Interest? CAPSTJOE Treasurer Williams and Executive Director Lanning both on board of school, which contracts with organization

Two St. Joseph, Missouri school board members also work for an organization awarded a contract by the school district, one of many possible conflicts of interest within the power of… Read More

April 4, 2024
Courts
Texas school officials indicted for criminal electioneering, face jail time and fine if convicted

A husband and wife employed by a local school district have been criminally charged after allegations of illegal electioneering in a recent Texas school election. Lindsay and Jesus Lujan, who… Read More

April 4, 2024
Public Education
Kansas school district refuses to answer questions about alleged ‘murder list’

(The Sentinel) – More than a year after an alleged “incident” involving an alleged “murder list” at Wolf Springs Elementary School in Kansas, questions remain about the… Read More

April 4, 2024
Public Education
Missouri state Rep. Gragg confirms Springfield Public Schools student ‘kidnapping’ allegations

Missouri state Rep. Jamie Gragg confirmed to The Lion the allegation by a Springfield Public Schools (SPS) whistleblower of a “kidnapping” of a gender-dysphoric student by two teachers was substantially… Read More

April 3, 2024
Public Education
Illinois superintendent faces backlash over handling of sexual abuse allegations 

An Illinois school board has placed the superintendent of Fenton Community High School District 100 in Bensenville on administrative leave over his handling of sexual abuse allegations.   During a… Read More

April 3, 2024
Public Education
‘Hidden spy camera’: Arizona high school teacher allegedly recorded students changing clothes

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A high school teacher in Glendale, Arizona, stands accused of installing numerous hidden cameras on campus grounds to record students in changing rooms and putting… Read More

March 28, 2024
Culture
‘Quiet on Set’ documentary exposes child abuse and sexual exploitation at Nickelodeon

A new documentary has exposed the sexual abuse child actors allegedly suffered behind the scenes of Nickelodeon. Quiet on Set: The Dark Side of Kids TV has generated media buzz… Read More

March 28, 2024
Public Education
Exclusive: Springfield Public Schools insider alleges ‘kidnapping’ of trans student; SPS waffles

A whistleblower at Springfield Public Schools (SPS) says two teachers took a gender dysphoric student home with them without parental permission after the student expressed a desire to transition to… Read More

March 27, 2024
Courts
Oregon school district pays historic $3.5M settlement after shielding predatory teacher for decades

An Oregon public school district has agreed to pay $3.5 million for failing to prevent a former teacher from sexually abusing a 16-year-old student. The former student, referred to as… Read More

March 26, 2024
Public Education
Family of Missouri teen charged in brutal beating of classmate claims she’s the real victim

The family of a teenage girl charged with violently assaulting a fellow student is asserting her innocence, claiming she acted in self-defense. The fight, captured on video and shared across… Read More

March 25, 2024
Culture
‘All of us are in danger’: Sen. Josh Hawley warns no family, no community in Missouri is protected from illegal immigrant crime

While other municipalities around the country were declaring themselves sanctuary cities to protect illegal immigrants from federal authorities, the O’Fallon, Missouri city council voted unanimously in 2011 to become a “Rule… Read More

March 25, 2024
Public Education
‘Fighting hard to stay alive’: Fundraiser posted for teen nearly beaten to death near St. Louis

A GoFundMe has been set up to help the high school student whose brutal beating outside of a Missouri school left her with traumatic brain injuries. The victim, identified as Kaylee,… Read More

March 14, 2024
Public Education
Why cybercriminals are increasingly targeting public schools

When Minneapolis Public Schools were hacked last year, many parents didn’t understand how much was at risk. “It felt really, really overwhelming,”… Read More

March 14, 2024
Public Education
Student in critical condition after brutal beating outside of Missouri school; 15-year-old charged

A female student suffered severe head injuries after she was beaten by another student outside of a Missouri high school on Friday. The fight occurred sometime around 2:30 p.m. a… Read More

March 12, 2024