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Another Hazing Incident Involving Same Coach Reported At Maine West High School

Posted 11.26.2012 | Education

The same Maine West High School coach accused of sanctioning the sexual assault of a 14-year-old soccer player in a hazing ritual this year also coach...

High School Sued For Student Hazing, Sodomy 'Sanctioned By Coaches'

Posted 11.29.2012 | Education

The family of an Illinois high school freshman is suing the Maine Township High School District 207, claiming that Maine West High School officials sa...

Parents Outraged After Teacher Orchestrated Peer Slugfest Against 6-Year-Old

AP | Posted 06.16.2012 | Education

SAN ANTONIO -- A Texas teacher will lose her job after ordering more than 20 kindergartners to line up and hit a classmate accused of being a bully, a...

Senior Pranks: Where Do You Draw The Line?

AP | MARTHA IRVINE | Posted 06.07.2012 | Education

CHICAGO -- Well, it's that time of year again. Time to stash a dead fish somewhere to stink up the school hallways. Time to drop tennis balls on the h...

Prison Guard's Help Needed Back At School

| Melissa Bailey | Posted 07.08.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of New Haven Independent. "Mr. LeSane, Jason needs you!" the assistant principal called out across the cafeteria. ...

Advocates Seek To Reduce Student Suspensions By Axing 'Willful Defiance' Charge

AP | CHRISTINA HOAG | Posted 04.07.2012 | Education

LOS ANGELES -- School suspensions were once reserved for serious offenses including fighting and bringing weapons or drugs on campus. But these days t...

First Grader Investigated For Sexual Harassment

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.05.2011 | Education

A 7-year-old boy at South Boston's Tynan Elementary School is under investigation for sexual harassment after he struck a boy in the groin, The Boston...

9 Year-Old Suspended For Sexual Harassment For Calling Teacher 'Cute'

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.05.2011 | Education

After a substitute teacher overheard 9-year-old Emanyea tell another student a teacher was 'cute,' school officials put him on two-day suspension for ...

Students Face Felony Charges For Exploding Toilet Prank

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.05.2011 | Education

"All of a sudden you hear this big boom during 4th period," student Chris Coler told CBS Sacramento. It wasn't construction, or a band practice gon...

SHOCK: 5-Year-Old Forcibly Bound, Arrested At School

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 11.30.2011 | Education

What started as an attempt by the Rio Calaveras Elementary in Stockton, Calif. to change the behavior of a student with ADHD, turned into a source of ...

UVA Student Editor Avoids Discipline for Telling the Truth

Adam Goldstein | Posted 12.19.2011 | College
Adam Goldstein

Students accused of exercising constitutional rights have those rights violated from the moment a disciplinary process begins, even if the outcome is in the accused student's favor. Whether it's freedom of religion or freedom of speech, the trial itself creates a chilling effect.