Tag Archive: school

Sep 04 2014

VIDEO: 3 Cops Restrain High School Student for Cell Phone Use?

A video (above) was released late Tuesday night, in which three police officers appear to be restraining a Houston high school student as she screams. The video was taken on a cell phone by another student standing by. Students who witnessed the altercation have said that the incident occurred after the young woman was caught …

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Sep 03 2014

Teacher on Leave, Under Investigation After Writing Book About Fictional Shooting

Last month, a South Carolina student was suspended and arrested for writing a fictional story about shooting a dinosaur. Last week, in similar zero-tolerance fashion, the school board and police of Cambridge, Maryland, placed an eighth-grade language arts teacher on administrative leave and began an active investigation. Police are slow to release details but officials …

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Aug 20 2014

Teen Arrested, Suspended For Shooting Dinosaur in Writing Assignment

It’s that time of year again – when children go back to school and new “zero-tolerance” policy stories abound. Many students returned to their institutions of learning just this week, but Summerville High School in Summerville, South Carolina has wasted little time in getting down to business. 16-year-old Alex stone has not only been suspended, …

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Jun 13 2014

Ultimate Safety Blanket Claims to Protect Schoolchildren from Bullets and Tornadoes

There has been a wide range of proposed solutions to dealing with violence inside our schools. Ideas range from banning guns completely to arming teachers or hiring police details to patrol the hallways. An Oklahoma company, however, is proposing outfitting schools with bulletproof blankets. The aptly named Bodyguard Blanket, made by ProTecht, is being specifically …

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Feb 19 2014

11-Year-Old Suspended for Turning in Broken Toy Gun

Overzealous Zero Tolerance policies continue to sweep across the nation, with gun-crime champion Chicago committing the most recent and ridiculous display. The Rutherford Institute has come to the defense of an 11-year-old boy who turned in a broken, non-firing toy gun to school officials. He had forgotten that the toy was in his jacket pocket. …

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