Highlights of school safety, security, and crisis incidents and issues around the nation for the week of January 11-15, 2010:
Fort Wayne, IN: Concordia stunned by student attack A 14-year-old male student allegedly stabbed a 17-year-old male student with a large military-style knife, and then chased the victim through the hallways at a private high school.
Rosemead, CA: Principal at Rosemead school is stabbed; student arrested A 15-year-old male student was arrested after allegedly stabbing the principal at an all-boys Catholic school.
Pomaria, SC: “Irate” mother jailed after causing lockdown at child’s school A 39-year-old mother was arrested at an elementary school after becoming irate and sending the school into a lockdown.
Miami, FL: Miami-Dade students organize to end violence in schools The summits come in the aftermath of a fatal stabbing at Coral Gables Senior High in September. One student was killed. Another is charged with second-degree murder.
San Francisco, CA: Principal boots cop over student’s arrest A San Francisco police officer was ordered out of John O’Connell High School for arresting an alleged gang member in connection with a double homicide without first consulting the principal.