Articles tagged with: elementary school

03 April 2015

Elementary student forced to clean toilet with bare hands

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South Carolina -- (WSAV) The punishment being handed down to a South Carolina elementary school student is being described as "cruel and unusual." The 7-year-old boy was forced to clean a toilet at ...

09 October 2014

"Suicide contract" infuriates mom

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Ala. --- (WPMI)  An Alabama mother is furious that her 5-year-old daughter was forced to sign a school contract stating she wouldn't kill herself or anyone else at school.School officials told Rebe ...

21 August 2014

Controversial lesson: shooting in class

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(WSFA)  A sixth grade teacher at Alabama's Brantley Elementary School is on paid administrative leave after students were instructed to re-enact the August 9th shooting death of Michael Brown in cl ...

06 June 2014

Teacher tapes students mouths shut during quiet game

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New Jersey -- (NBC News) A substitute teacher in New Jersey won't be allowed to fill in again at an elementary school after she allegedly taped shut the mouths of several students last week, offici ...

22 May 2014

A Wisconsin girl was shot while playing on a school playground

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Milwaukee, Wis. -- (WTMJ) An 11-year-old girl was shot in the head on Milwaukee's north side Wednesday night, police confirmed. It happened just after 7:00 p.m.  The girl was playing on the playgro ...

13 May 2014

Bad grades lead to beating

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(WMC) Police say a young boy was beaten for his bad grades by his own mother. The six-year-old ended up at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital after Memphis, Tennessee police say his mother, Latasha Gree ...

02 May 2014

Kansas City second grader handcuffed at school

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Kansas City, Kan. --- (KSHB News) A Kansas City second grader said his school treated him like a criminal Wednesday by placing him in handcuffs simply because he was misbehaving."Some of the kids we ...

19 February 2014

Buddy bench: Recess relief

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Henderson, Colo. -- (KUSA) A Colorado second grader noticed kids at recess who had nobody to play with. So he decided to do something about it by making sure everyone had friends to play with on the ...