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Student Abuse

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...

Tale Of The Tape: Mother Says This Is No Way To Treat A Child

Posted 09.20.2012 | Education

The mother of a Louisiana fourth grader whose mouth was taped shut by a substitute teacher who wanted to stop him from talking in class is seeking to ...

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...

Teacher Allegedly Used 'Bridesmaids'-Inspired Physical Punishment On Student

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 06.01.2012 | Education

A teacher at Malibu High School in Malibu, Calif., is under investigation after ninth-grade student Dionne Evans went to local authorities claiming th...

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...

Teacher Placed On Leave After Father Wired Son To Record Abuse

AP | Posted 04.30.2012 | Education

CHERRY HILL, N.J. -- A southern New Jersey teacher who oversees a classroom where a father says his autistic son was verbally abused by adults has bee...

Stuart Chaifetz Update: Reassigned Teacher Hires Lawyer

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 04.27.2012 | Education

A YouTube video posted by Stuart Chaifetz revealing audio evidence of his 10-year-old son Akian's emotional abuse at the hands of his educators has re...

Father Sends Son To School With A Wire, Records Verbal Abuse From Teachers

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 04.26.2012 | Education

When Stuart Chaifetz sent his 10-year-old son to New Jersey's Horace Mann Elementary School wearing a hidden audio recorder, he couldn't have predicte...

Preacher Says Accusations Of Child Abuse At Christian School Are Because Of Satan

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 03.29.2012 | Education

Pinehaven Christian Children's Ranch in Saint Ignatius, Mont., is under scrutiny for accustations of child abuse at the boarding school, and even more...

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...

Vision-Impaired Student Allegedly Taped To Chair By Teacher

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 03.13.2012 | Education

A teacher at the Friendship Public Charter School in Washington D.C., was fired after she allegedly taped Christian Washington, a 9-year-old vision-im...

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...

Boy With Autism Allegedly Forced To Sit In Box During Class

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 02.29.2012 | Education

Sage Rollins, a 10-year-old boy with autism at Ronald Reagan Elementary School in Wildomar, Calif., told his mother his teacher made him sit in a card...