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July 27, 2023 7:50 PM
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Houston schools eliminate librarians and 'repurpose' libraries into 'discipline centers' - RawStory.com

Houston schools eliminate librarians and 'repurpose' libraries into 'discipline centers' - RawStory.com | Denizens of Zophos | Scoop.it

The Houston Independent School District, the largest in Texas and the eighth-largest in the United States, will eliminate librarian positions in 28 schools and turn libraries into what are being called “discipline centers,” according to Click2Houston.

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Vice principal arrested after allegedly pushing 5-year-old into a metal cabinet and punching him in the head - RawStory.com

Vice principal arrested after allegedly pushing 5-year-old into a metal cabinet and punching him in the head - RawStory.com | Denizens of Zophos | Scoop.it

An IDEA Public Schools vice principal from Texas has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a 5-year-old who was misbehaving, KENS5 reports. Tara Coleman Hunter, 53, is accused of pushing the boy into a metal cabinet and punching him “in the face or head." She was arrested Thursday...

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March 25, 2022 7:09 PM
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Taliban U-turn over Afghan girls’ education reveals deep leadership divisions | The Guardian

Taliban U-turn over Afghan girls’ education reveals deep leadership divisions | The Guardian | Denizens of Zophos | Scoop.it

Rural opposition and school uniform issues blamed for school closures but confusion reveals differences in vision for Afghanistan’s future...

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November 23, 2021 9:44 PM
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Colorado middle school teacher charged with sexual exploitation of a child | denvergazette.com

Colorado middle school teacher charged with sexual exploitation of a child | denvergazette.com | Denizens of Zophos | Scoop.it

A former teacher at Clear Creek Middle School in Idaho Springs has been charged with sexual exploitation of a child, the First Judicial District Attorney’s Office announced Monday.

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September 2, 2021 11:59 PM
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Former Roswell charter school teacher charged with child molestation - TheGeorgiaSun.com

Former Roswell charter school teacher charged with child molestation - TheGeorgiaSun.com | Denizens of Zophos | Scoop.it
ROSWELL -- The Roswell Police Department has arrested a former local charter school teacher on rape charges, and is encouraging any additional victims to come forward.On Tuesday, August 31, Rosw...
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September 2, 2021 11:51 PM
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Metro science teacher charged with rape, child molestation – WSBTV.com

Metro science teacher charged with rape, child molestation – WSBTV.com | Denizens of Zophos | Scoop.it

A math, science and engineering teacher at a private school in Cherokee County has been arrested and faces multiple child sex crimes.

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June 29, 2021 9:37 PM
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Myers Park High School students hold protest after claims of school, district mishandling reports of sexual assault and rape - WBTV.com

Myers Park High School students hold protest after claims of school, district mishandling reports of sexual assault and rape - WBTV.com | Denizens of Zophos | Scoop.it

WBTV’s Investigative Team has been investigating reports of sexual assault at Meyers Park dating back to 2015. Five women have come forward on WBTV, accounting for six reported incidents between 2014 and 2019.

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March 24, 2021 10:20 PM
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Victorian schools join child abuse information sharing scheme - The Age

Victorian schools join child abuse information sharing scheme - The Age | Denizens of Zophos | Scoop.it

Educators will soon be authorised to share and receive sensitive information about vulnerable children without parental consent, to better identify the signs of family violence or neglect.

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December 31, 2020 11:13 PM
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Authorities: Gettysburg elementary teacher accused of child sexual abuse - WJACTV.com

Authorities: Gettysburg elementary teacher accused of child sexual abuse - WJACTV.com | Denizens of Zophos | Scoop.it

A second-grade public school teacher in Gettysburg is accused of sexual abuse of a child, and the state police is asking for tips from anyone who believes there may be other victims. Vincent Paul Marfia was arraigned Thursday on charges that include involuntary deviate sexual intercourse.

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October 5, 2020 11:56 PM
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The curse of child abuse in Thai schools - UCA News

The curse of child abuse in Thai schools - UCA News | Denizens of Zophos | Scoop.it
Revelation of what appears to have been systematic abuse at Sarasas schools has caused uproar in Thailand...
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AG: Jersey Elementary School Teacher Hid Camera in Boys Bathroom | Shore News Network

AG: Jersey Elementary School Teacher Hid Camera in Boys Bathroom | Shore News Network | Denizens of Zophos | Scoop.it

Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino announced that a former Vineland elementary school teacher who was a stage manager for a summer theater camp was indicted today on charges that he possessed hundreds of files of child pornography and allegedly manufactured child pornography by hiding a camera in restrooms at the theater camp to record underage boys.

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North Carolina Republican: Children below 5th grade shouldn't be taught science or history in school - RawStory.com

North Carolina Republican: Children below 5th grade shouldn't be taught science or history in school - RawStory.com | Denizens of Zophos | Scoop.it

On Monday, WRAL reported that North Carolina Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson, the highest-ranking Republican in the state, called for eliminating science and history classes from elementary schools. 

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March 25, 2022 7:13 PM
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A smacking ban could have been imposed years ago – and saved children’s lives | The Guardian

A smacking ban could have been imposed years ago – and saved children’s lives | The Guardian | Denizens of Zophos | Scoop.it

More than 800 children have been killed since my amendment to the Children’s Act was rejected in 2004, says David Hinchliffe.

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December 2, 2021 7:01 PM
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Ex-Los Gatos Teacher Sentenced To 35 Years For Child Molestation | Patch

Ex-Los Gatos Teacher Sentenced To 35 Years For Child Molestation | Patch | Denizens of Zophos | Scoop.it

Joseph Houg was the director of the Los Gatos Youth Theater and also a fifth grade teacher at Blossom Hill Elementary School.

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November 18, 2021 5:57 PM
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Ex-Carlsbad military school administrator pleads guilty to child molestation - KPBS.org

Ex-Carlsbad military school administrator pleads guilty to child molestation - KPBS.org | Denizens of Zophos | Scoop.it

Jeffrey Barton, 63, who was tried twice on allegations that he molested a cadet at the Army and Navy Academy, was set to have his third trial in the case in January when he entered his guilty pleas.

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September 2, 2021 11:53 PM
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UMass Amherst department head facing child exploitation charges - Boston.com

UMass Amherst department head facing child exploitation charges - Boston.com | Denizens of Zophos | Scoop.it

Michael Henson, 58, was placed on administrative leave Thursday and will be arraigned on Sept. 17 on child exploitation charges.

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Former Harrison band director faces 50 counts of sexual assault - KTLO.com

Former Harrison band director faces 50 counts of sexual assault - KTLO.com | Denizens of Zophos | Scoop.it

Randell Mealer (Photo courtesy of Boone County Sheriff’s Office) A former Harrison High School band director is accused of engaging in sexual activity with a student on numerous occasions. 

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May 11, 2021 10:36 PM
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Alfred Amore: Williamson Co. teacher facing child exploitation charges - Tennessean.com

Alfred Amore: Williamson Co. teacher facing child exploitation charges - Tennessean.com | Denizens of Zophos | Scoop.it

A Williamson County Schools teacher was arrested Friday and is facing drug and child exploitation charges.

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Carroll County substitute teacher arrested on more than a dozen counts of child molestation - Fox5Atlanta.com

Carroll County substitute teacher arrested on more than a dozen counts of child molestation - Fox5Atlanta.com | Denizens of Zophos | Scoop.it

A substitute teacher in Carroll County was arrested on multiple counts of child molestation on Friday after being notified by school officials.

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December 18, 2020 9:24 PM
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Child sexual abuse in schools often an open secret, says inquiry | UK child abuse inquiry | The Guardian

Child sexual abuse in schools often an open secret, says inquiry | UK child abuse inquiry | The Guardian | Denizens of Zophos | Scoop.it

Abusers often have reputations and 42% of those abused knew of other victims, report finds

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March 19, 2019 11:31 AM
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Child sexual exploitation: at a glance - NSPCC.org.uk

Child sexual exploitation: at a glance - NSPCC.org.uk | Denizens of Zophos | Scoop.it

Child sexual exploitation is a hidden crime. Young people often trust their abuser and don't understand that they're being abused. They may depend on their abuser or be too scared to tell anyone what's happening.

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