Former principal says she did not drag autistic student – The Hour

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) - A former elementary school principal in Mississippi is denying an accusation that she dragged an autistic child down a hallway.The Daily Leader reports that Shelley Riley lost her job at Brookhaven Elementary School when the superintendent did not renew her contract in March. The accusation about dragging a student was the … Continue reading Former principal says she did not drag autistic student – The Hour

Student With Down Syndrome, 7, Wanders Out Of Chicago School And Into Stranger’s Home « CBS Chicago

A parent is outraged and wants answers from Chicago Public Schools officials after her 7-year old daughter--who has down syndrome-- escaped her school in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood Monday afternoon and walked into a stranger's home. Source: Student With Down Syndrome, 7, Wanders Out Of Chicago School And Into Stranger’s Home « CBS Chicago

Deltona High School employee accused of slapping student with Down syndrome

DELTONA, Fla. - A Volusia County Schools employee who works with students with special needs is accused of child abuse after another employee said they witnessed her slapping a student, according to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office. According to the report, the Deltona High School school resource officer was approached by a parent who said their son, who has Down syndrome and … Continue reading Deltona High School employee accused of slapping student with Down syndrome

Weed in the Workplace: What Michigan Employers Can Do Now that Marijuana Use is Legal | Varnum LLP

Michigan voters approved recreational use of marijuana. The new law, called the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act allows adults 21 years of age or older to use and possess up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana. Source: Weed in the Workplace: What Michigan Employers Can Do Now that Marijuana Use is Legal | Varnum … Continue reading Weed in the Workplace: What Michigan Employers Can Do Now that Marijuana Use is Legal | Varnum LLP