Private school sued by parent alleging 11-year-old boy raped by four other students

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — Brentwood Academy, the school’s headmaster, and other employees are being sued by a former student and his mother alleging the then 11-year-old was raped by four other students on multiple occasions, including on school property. The lawsuit is seeking in excess of $30 million. The suit…

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Christchurch child sexual abuse videos offender admits stopping outside primary school

A child sexual abuse videos offender has admitted parking outside a school for six minutes while serving his home detention sentence. The 49-year-old father, whose name is suppressed until his sentencing on October 5, will remain in custody on the charge of breaching his home detention. The man had been sentenced in January for…

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Three events help families get ready for school year

My daughters are counting down the days until school starts, one with excitement and the other with dread. I’m continually amazed by how different siblings can be. Every parent I know, however, seems to be on the same page about the start of school. I’ll let you guess what page…

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Harrison superintendent wants to revisit school policy following Bridgeport coach arrest

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. — The superintendent of Harrison County Schools says he wants to revisit the school system’s policy on student-teacher relationships following the arrest of Bridgeport High School head football coach Josh Nicewarner. “I don’t feel comfortable with some of our teachers friending on Facebook, texting and all of the…

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Federal Appeals Court Blocks Catholic School Principal’s Bias Suit

The court rules that the principal’s position made her a minister of the church for purposes of the “ministerial exception” to employment-discrimination laws. View full post on The School Law Blog – Education Week #pso #htcs #b4inc Read More The post Federal Appeals Court Blocks Catholic School Principal’s Bias Suit…

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10 Social Media Controversies That Landed Students in Trouble This School Year – Education Week

From shooting threats to Nazi chat groups, students have been punished by school officials for their posts on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, and YouTube. View full post on Education Week: Sexual Misconduct #pso #htcs #b4inc Read More The post 10 Social Media Controversies That Landed Students in Trouble This School…

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PE teacher stole, sold Dickinson High School laptops, according to court documents

A middle school physical education teacher accused of stealing and selling a Milltown high school’s laptops resigned after he was arrested, school officials said Wednesday. A grand jury on Monday indicted 34-year-old Andrew Schuster, of Newark, with theft and selling stolen property. John Dickinson High School personnel believe Schuster stole…

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