This week in school violence – from the news

Indiana high school quarterback charged with felony in stabbing (A knife and a baseball bat used to settle a dispute over a girlfriend)

Authorities investigate high school ‘fight club’ (Organized fights in the school bathroom taped for YouTube)

Three Chicago Teens Charged With Murder in Beating Death (Boy dies crossing gang war walking home from school)

Man held in sex assault of teen (Sexual assault on a 15-year-old girl walking to school)

Investigation into abduction, sexual assault continues (Sexual assault of another teen girl walking home from school)

DeKalb Teen Says Was Assaulted at School (Sexual assault on another female student while at school)

Football assistant charged with threatening player with knife (Highschool coach threatens player during practice)

Football Player Allegedly Assaulted by Opposing Team’s Coach (8th grader in altercation with opponent coach and the game is called)

Teacher’s aide charged with assault could be in TX   (Classroom aid holds the head of a child with autism under water to wake him up)

And one child’s response to the environment: Police: NY teen planning school attack was bullied

A 15-year-old boy accused of stockpiling gasoline, propane and a machete for a planned school attack on the anniversary of the Columbine school massacre burst into tears and admitted to police he was upset about being bullied, according to the detective who interviewed him.

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