Lawmakers in North Carolina are now considering a new bill that could signal strict punishment for those who assault school workers. As reported by ABC11, the legislation, HB534, is currently moving through. If passed, the bill would classify certain assaults as felonies for repeat offenders. This comes as a video of one such assault is making its rounds on social media. On Monday, footage surfaced of a student and a substitute teacher fighting inside a classroom at Rocky Mount High School.
Modesto police are investigating a White student for a possible hate crime. He appears in a Snapchat video with a noose and gun, directly threatening a Black classmate.
A group of parents and a pro-charter school organization sue New York for allowing violence to go unchecked in classrooms. But the city's mayor says major crimes are decreasing.
Data analysis finds that nearly half of the nation's largest school districts hired more security officers than counselors. This study adds to the national discussion about the school-to-prison pipeline.
A pro-charter school group released a report that claims violence surged last year in New York City public schools by 23 percent. But education officials reject that claim.
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