Manhattan school plagued with violence, parents say concerns neglected

Violence has spiraled at a Manhattan middle school in one of the city’s top districts this year — and administrators aren’t doing enough to stop it, a group of parents told the Post. A string of incidents at 75 Morton, including a bus stop beating and a cafeteria body slam, drew a rare visit from Department of Education security chief Mark Rampersant on Friday, sources … Continue reading Manhattan school plagued with violence, parents say concerns neglected

1 student dead, another injured in shooting at Minnesota school

One student was dead and another in critical condition after a shooting Tuesday outside a school near Minneapolis, officials said. Officers were called to the South Education Center at 12:07 p.m., and upon arrival, discovered “two students had been shot on the sidewalk outside of the school, Richfield Police Chief Jay Henthorne said. Henthorne said the suspects fled “immediately,” and area schools were locked down. … Continue reading 1 student dead, another injured in shooting at Minnesota school

Sex-ed teacher out at Dalton after ‘masturbation’ lesson for first graders

A teacher who taught controversial sex-education classes that included cartoon videos on masturbation for first graders at the posh Dalton School has resigned, The Post has learned. Justine Ang Fonte, who also taught a one-day workshop on “porn literacy” to juniors at Columbia Grammar & Prep School last month that angered some parents, will not return to the school next year, according to an email Dalton’s head of school, … Continue reading Sex-ed teacher out at Dalton after ‘masturbation’ lesson for first graders

Arkansas school shooting: Student reportedly shot on first day of in-person learning

A student was reportedly shot at an Arkansas middle school early Monday. The incident at the Watson Chapel Junior High School in Pine Bluff came on the first day district schools were returning to full-day instruction after months of coronavirus restrictions, KARK-TV reported. The wounded student was taken to Arkansas Children’s Hospital by helicopter, according to KATV-TV.  Another youngster was in police custody, the outlet said.  “There … Continue reading Arkansas school shooting: Student reportedly shot on first day of in-person learning

2 boys shot dead while sitting in a van at an elementary school parking lot, police say

Two boys were shot dead while sitting in a van at an elementary school parking lot in Northern California, police said.The victims, ages 11 and 14, were shot early Saturday in the west parking lot of Searles Elementary School, the Union City Police Department said.They were in the parking lot at 1:26 a.m. when the incident happened, the New Haven Unified School District said in … Continue reading 2 boys shot dead while sitting in a van at an elementary school parking lot, police say