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.