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School Abuse

Hundreds Of Military School's Students Say They Were Abused, Some BRANDED

AP | ROXANA HEGEMAN | Posted 05.26.2013 | Politics

WICHITA, Kan. — Nearly 340 current and former students made complaints to a Kansas military school claiming they were beaten, hazed, harassed or...

Suit: Indiana Boy Suffered Peer Sex Abuse

AP | RICK CALLAHAN | Posted 12.02.2012 | Education

INDIANAPOLIS -- The parents of a central Indiana boy are suing Ball State University, alleging their son was subjected to "horrific sexual abuse" by f...

Nebraska School Officials Accused Of Sex Abuse Cover-Up

AP | MARGERY A.BECK | Posted 09.07.2012 | Education

OMAHA, Neb. -- Authorities have accused a Nebraska school superintendent, principal and coach of failing to report the alleged sexual assault of a you...

Graduate Claims School Failed To Protect Against Sexual Harassment

Posted 08.21.2012 | Education

A graduate of Kansas' Blue Valley School District has filed a lawsuit alleging that school officials failed to protect him from peer tormenting stemmi...

New Allegations Surface In Kansas School Student Abuse Lawsuit

AP | ROXANA HEGEMAN | Posted 03.24.2012 | Education

WICHITA, Kan. -- A California boy attends only four days at a Kansas military boarding school where he is tormented by staff and students after breaki...

Christian School Accused Of Letting Students Punish Other Students By Gagging, Urinating On Them

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 03.12.2012 | Education

Parents of four students have filed suit against the St. John's Military School in Salina, Kan., claiming the Christian school allowed a group of stud...

Activists Push To Curtail Schools' 'Heinous Practices' Against Students

AP | By KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 03.12.2012 | Education

WASHINGTON -- Tens of thousands of students, most of them disabled, are strapped down or physically restrained in school, and disability advocates hop...

Special Needs Student Allegedly Died From Teacher's Forced Neck Brace

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 03.06.2012 | Education

Parents of Aaron Hatcher, a former special needs student at Roswell High School in Atlanta, Ga., have filed a $10.5 million lawsuit against the distri...

Former Students Claim Physical And Verbal Abuse By Schools

AP | By JENNIFER DOBNER | Posted 11.09.2011 | Education

SALT LAKE CITY -- A Utah company that ran a network of domestic and international schools for troubled teens is being sued by more than 350 former stu...

Elementary School Principal Arrested For Molesting 7 Students

AP | SHEILA V KUMAR | Posted 11.07.2011 | Education

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The principal of a small private school in the suburbs of the state capital was arrested Wednesday on charges that he fondl...

School Sex Abuse Allegations At Primary School Shock Parents

AP | JUDY LIN | Posted 09.18.2011 | Education

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The principal of a private school in Northern California remained out of sight Tuesday as additional details emerged about ...