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Baltimore Police Officer Caught On Video Slapping/Kicking Teenager Avoids Felony Charges

Saverna Bias and Anthony Spence (mugshots)

Baltimore Officer avoids felony child abuse charges for assaulting a teenager A Baltimore police officer who was caught on a viral video slapping and kicking a teenager  and was then subsequently charged with second-degree felony child abuse, second-degree assault, and misconduct in office has avoided the felony child abuse charges.  The original …

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Los Angeles Schools Ban ICE Agents — No Raids On Campus

mmigrant rights activists protest in front of the White House in December ahead of deportation sweeps. (Shawn Thew / EPA)

In a unanimous vote by the school board of the Los Angeles Unified School District on Tuesday, immigration agents will be barred from conducting their raids on school campuses.  The vote was held after immigrant parents spoke out that they distrusted the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and were afraid to send their …

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Victims are routinely punished for reporting K-12 campus sexual assault, officials say

Dea Goodman’s daughter was expelled after reporting an alleged sexual assault on campus. Goodman has filed a Title IX civil rights complaint. (Photo by Salwan Georges/For the Washington Post)

Via: The Washington Post “The Education Department has seen a spike during the past year in the number of civil rights complaints filed against K-12 schools for allegedly mishandling reports of sexual violence. It’s one sign that the national debate about sexual assault on college campuses is raising awareness about the problem among …

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One transphobic Virginia lawmaker calling for “anatomical sex” to be ascertained before children use school bathrooms

Del. Mark Cole (Facebook)

Raw Story: “A bill filed by a Virginia lawmaker this week would require schools to be certain that children are using the restroom corresponding to their “correct anatomical sex.” The legislation, which would prohibit transgender students from using the bathroom matching their gender, is being sponsored by Republican Del. Mark Cole. House Bill …

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