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Thursday, February 13th, 2014

Group urges ban on use of Tasers, pepper spray in schools

Citing new federal guidelines and recent violent incidents between school police officers and students, a coalition of interest groups has asked the Texas Education Agency to ban the use of “less lethal” weapons, including Tasers and pepper spray, on students.

Monday, January 10th, 2011

More kids go to court for classroom misbehavior

Misbehave in a Texas classroom and, chances are, you won’t find yourself scrawling rote across a blackboard after eighth period. Instead, the criminal justice system is increasingly the destination for mischief-makers — some as young as 6...

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