A 69-year-old teacher, who was witnessed placing his knee of the back of an 11-year-old student, causing him to suffer injuries, will not face criminal charges for his inappropriate behavior. This is what a McClennan County grand jury decided at the middle of this month.
Researchers at Ball State University and the University of Toledo published a study in the Violence and Gender journal just this week. They concluded that school security efforts have little to no impact on deterring gun violence at educational institutions. In fact, they argue that security guards give students and teachers a false sense of safety.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), car crashes are the leading cause of death for children. They also happen to be the most preventable reason that kids die.
Most children in America spend the majority of their awake hours under the care of day care workers or at school. While you'd expect for the administrators at their school to properly vet teachers to make sure that it's safe for them to be around your child, they often make mistakes. Then there are some teachers who go even go rogue. If your child is hurt at their day care or school, then you may be wondering what to do.
Although all motorists are expected to be careful when driving their cars near motorcyclists, pedestrians and bicyclists, there are some who aren't. Their failure to exercise this duty of care results in thousands of individuals being struck by vehicles each year. The large majority of bicyclists that are hit by motorists are children.
Bullying has been getting a lot of attention in the media during the past few years. One of the reasons for this is that an increasing number of victims have been turning to abusing drugs or alcohol, have developed mental health issues or have taken their lives because of it.
As parents, we all share one thing and that is the feeling that we would do anything to make our injured child feel better, safer and simply more loved. Child injuries can occur in so many ways. He or she could have a completely accidental bicycle crash and break an arm. In another example, the child could fall off playground equipment and injure his or her leg.
Contrary to popular belief, it can get cold in Waco, Texas. Although the city does not receive much in the way of snow, the presence of ice is sometimes a factor. When it comes to child injury, winter can be just as dangerous for Texas children as it is for kids living in northern states. Further, in most cases, the injuries discussed in this post are preventable. They are also legally actionable if another party's negligence led to the injury.
A child who is being bullied at school can be impacted in many different ways. There is never a situation in which bullying should be allowed in schools. The school system should take steps to prevent these types of situations and to stop them if they occur. Parents who have children who are the victims might wonder what they can do about these matters. In many cases, there are legal actions that you can take. Here are a few points to know about bullying in schools.
When children suffer from serious injuries -- such as burn injuries -- it can have a devastating mental and emotional impact. They no longer feel in control. They no longer feel safe. Even after they physically recover, these feelings may continue.