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Twenty-year-old Towson University Student Mzi Ncube was killed over the weekend by a hit-and-run driver near campus. Mzimazisi “Mzi” Ncube was a junior at Towson, the youngest of five children. Police say a driver hit him – and didn’t stop – as he was crossing North Charles Street at Ruxton Ridge Road. Ncube was pronounced […]

With all of the drama happening in America following Donald Trump‘s nightmare week as POTUS, even young kids are feeling the wrath. The Daily Mail reports that a sixth grader was suspended for being beaten up on a school bus for wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat. Gavin was both physically and verbally attacked on […]

A Georgia teen will have his right leg amputated on Wednesday after a teacher allegedly body-slammed him to the floor three times, causing nerve damage.

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Foxbaltimore.com reports that Baltimore County Public Schools has adopted a new philosophy as the foundation for its grading system for the first time in 20 years. Many teachers just learned about the policy change when they returned to school last week. Under the new system, a student’s behavior is factored out of his or her grades. […]

A seventh-grade student in Virginia was told he must cut his dreadlocks in order to remain in his private school.

The incident occurred Saturday around 1 p.m. when police responded to a call that Dyzhawn Perkins, 19, was behaving erratically at a local grocery store and later attacked an elderly couple who lived nearby, WTVR reports. When two Buckingham County police officers later found Perkins at a nearby home, he reportedly jumped through a plate-glass window and allegedly attacked one of the officers.

A Salem, Mass. teenager was convicted Tuesday of raping and killing his high school math teacher.

An eighth-grader was reduced to tears and utter embarrassment last week when she was sent to the principal’s office for simply wearing her natural hair.…

Iowa fourth grader Maddy Douglas recently refused to answer a math problem in her Common Core homework because it broke “girl code.”

Resource officers are commonly trained by police, with each department setting their own standards of force towards students.