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School Crime

In A Lot Of Ways, Schools Are Safer Than Ever

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.04.2016 | Politics

As schools have taken steps to beef up their security measures, violence in schools has taken a dive. The latest school safety numbers from the Depar...

These Are The States Where Students Most Often Bring Weapons To School

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

Just hours after the government released its 16th annual report on school safety Tuesday, a tragic school shooting took place at Reynolds High School ...

Joy Resmovits

Schools Were Getting Much Safer Until 2010, Government Report Finds

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

American public and private schools are generally much safer than they were 10 years ago, but school crime began a slight climb in 2010, according to ...

Bomb Scare Leads To Massive Student Brawl, 10 Arrested

Posted 10.02.2013 | Chicago

Ten students were arrested after a massive fight broke out between rival schools following a bomb scare at a south suburban Chicago high school Monday...

Student Jams Herself Into Locker To Catch A Surprising Thief In The Act

Posted 02.27.2013 | Crime

Sometimes, spending gym class stuffed in your locker can be a positive experience. Linden High School sophomore Justine Betti is a hero today after...

Is the Love Affair With Data Driven Public Policy Cooling Off?

Marc Epstein | Posted 02.13.2013 | Education
Marc Epstein

On paper it appears that street crime is down and school crime is down. The reality is the schools are actually less safe. When government agencies run two sets of books they are really no different from a private sector Ponzi scheme.

Students Accused Of Sodomizing Deaf Boy On School Bus With Driver Present

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 05.07.2012 | Education

Two students from Roswell, Ga., are facing charges of aggravated sodomy and aggravated molestation after a 10-year-old deaf boy reported that he was s...

Student Pees On MacBooks, Costs School $36,000

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 05.01.2012 | Education

An 11-year-old male student at Upper Allen Elementary School in Mechanicsburg, Pa., is facing serious consequences after he urinated on the school's M...

Mother Outraged After Teacher Forced 6-Year-Old To Sit In Diarrhea

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 04.19.2012 | Education

Lisa Skidmore, mother of a kindergarten student at Southwest School in Washburn, Mo., is outraged after her daughter's teacher forced her to wrap a tr...

Boy Allegedly Forced Girl To Perform Sex Act In School Stairwell

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 04.18.2012 | Education

Police were called to Evanston Township High School after a school officer found a 14-year-old male student allegedly forcing a 15-year-old girl to pe...

Teacher Accused Of Using 'Spy Pen' To Film Students Undressing

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 04.12.2012 | Education

Aldrin Jayson "A.J." Nicolas, a 26-year-old choir teacher at Salinas High School in Monterey County, Calif., has been arrested and put on administrati...

9-Year-Old Boy In Washington School Shooting Tells Court 'I'm Sorry'

HuffPost Crime | Buck Wolf | Posted 08.15.2012 | Crime

The 9-year-old boy who took a handgun to school that accidentally discharged, seriously injuring a third grade classmate, told a Washington court, "I'...

Janitors Suspended For Binding, Gagging Students In Bathroom

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 03.05.2012 | Education

Two janitors from Gregory Elementary School in Long Beach, NJ., have been placed on paid suspension after they allegedly bound and gagged two 10-year-...

Special Needs Student Set On Fire At School

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 02.07.2012 | Education

Authorities say a student at Gulf Middle School in New Port Richey, Fla., set a special education peer on fire, WTSP-TV reports. The New Port Rich...

Teacher Accused Of Stealing Money For Party

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 01.12.2012 | Education

Liza Cruz Diaz, 45, has been removed from her position as principal of Public School 31 in the Bronx, New York, after being accused of stealing around...

Teacher Fired For 'Love Triangle' With Ex-Student And Her Mother

Posted 12.27.2011 | Education

Gerard Cassidy, a physical-education instructor at a Queens middle school, was caught in a love triangle and fired for having an “inappropriate rela...

Teacher Resigns After Filming Students In Lingerie

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 08.09.2012 | Education

After being with the school district for nearly six years, 3rd grade teacher Kimberly Crain has resigned after parents accused her of filming 3rd and ...

School District Confiscates Student Laptops After Reported Spike In Crime

Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

East Chicago, Ind. school district administrators reclaimed MacBook laptops they had given to students after they say many were lost or stolen. Mor...

Family Blames School For Daughter's Gang Rape

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 08.15.2012 | Education

A family in West Virginia has filed a lawsuit against the Mount Hope Middle School after their 13-year-old daughter was allegedly gang raped after sch...

Teacher Allegedly Choked, Pinned Student Against Wall

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.03.2011 | Education

Frederick Richardson, a Jacksonville, Fla. middle school teacher, has been accused of choking and pinning a student against a concrete wall, and faces...

School Principal Found Allegedly Stabbed To Death, Student In Custody

Posted 10.10.2011 | Education

A 17-year-old student from the Seventh-day Adventist's Memphis Junior Academy in Tennessee is being held in custody after a 48-year-old teacher was fo...