8-year-old suffers broken clavicle after being ‘restrained’ by MNPS teacher – $8K Settlement

Metro Nashville has now settled the claim of an 8-year-old that suffered a broken clavicle (collarbone) after being restrained by an Una Elementary School teacher, for $8,000 with the parent of the child. 

Metro Police SRO Decommissioned for Selling ‘Alcohol Concoction’ to school staff while on-duty

Metro Nashville Police Officer Candace Steen, who was assigned to West End Middle School as a School Resource Officer was decommissioned on April 4th, after a complaint was received from a school administrator, who reported that Officer Candace Steen was selling a ‘concoction of alcohol mixed with other ingredients’ to school staff while in uniform and on-duty during the school day.

Nashville school labels ‘white only’ & ‘black only’ water fountains & doors for Black History Month

Parents and students are concerned that a Black History display in the hallways of Pearl-Cohn High School may have went too far for their comfort. As part of a project, students labeled doors as ‘colored entrance’ and ‘white entrance’, and nearby water fountains as ‘black only’ and ‘white only’.

20-year-old w/gun arrested at JT Moore Middle School

An observant parent was the first to noticed that 20-year-old Joshua Sawyers had a handgun in his jacket pocket at JT Moore middle School on Tuesday as kids were getting into their parent’s cars at afternoon pickup. He is currently held in lieu of a $5,000 bond.

Metro teacher arrested 5 times in 6 months still in classroom teaching

A teacher at Hillwood High School has been arrested 5 times in the past 6 months. Her latest arrest, on January 5th, was for felony aggravated stalking, while still out on bail for a prior arrest. She is till in the classroom teaching children. She’s made threats to kill her victim, and even posted photos of him in various states of undress on her very public social media accounts.