Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Ada, Byng teacher sentenced for sexual abuse

"A Pontotoc County teacher was sentenced to more than five years in prison for sex abuse crimes," KXII reports. "Erin Fixico-Mitchell, 33, of Ada pleaded guilty to three counts of sexual abuse of a minor in Indian Country. According to attorneys, Mitchell sexually abused a student between September and November of 2015 while she was a teacher and coach at Ada High School, and after leaving Ada to teach and coach at Byng High School, she sexually abused another student between June and September of 2021."

Monday, March 11, 2024

Former Norman finalist for Teacher of the Year found guilty of sexual assault

"A former Norman High assistant principal and 2018 finalist for Teacher of the Year is convicted of sex crimes," News 9 reports.

'Bullying has reached epic levels in Oklahoma schools'

This according to a trial attorney who handles several such cases.

Saturday, March 9, 2024

Tulsa student 'went to the hospital 3 different times, while the adults did nothing to protect him'

"A woman said her 6-year-old nephew, who she’s raising, has been left with multiple injuries over the last 6 months after being beaten and bullied at kindergarten at Hoover Elementary School in the Tulsa Public School District," FOX 23 reports. "She said since November 2023, he’s had two trips to the emergency room and has come home with cuts, scrapes, and bruises."

According to the family's attorney, the boy "was bullied and beaten by the same kids for the past year and a half. He went to the hospital 3 different times, while the adults did nothing to protect him."

Friday, March 8, 2024

Walters launches investigation into high school toe-sucking events

Debra Heine has the story.

A true lesson in accountability

"When the school proved unable to provide satisfactory services to students and families, parents took action—and held The Hive accountable more efficiently and effectively than any government accountability office could," Matt Frendewey writes.

Deer Creek students pressured to participate in disgusting dares

"Students in Oklahoma schools have come forward and describe a culture of bullying, hazing, manipulation, and pressure to participate in disgusting dares like licking toes and armpits, spitting in people’s mouths, and having garbage thrown on you," the indispensable Libs of Tik Tok reports, posting a video from FOX 25 Capitol reporter Payton May.

'We’re never going to get rid of predators'

Oklahoma Watch has new details about the sexting case of Oklahoma's education-walkout leader.

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Former Bixby first-grade teacher convicted on child exploitation charges

FOX 23 has the story.

Mannford school resource officer facing charges of first-degree rape

"A Mannford Police Officer was arrested and is facing charges of first-degree rape," the News on 6 reports. Mannford's police chief confirmed the suspect "was arrested in connection to an incident involving a student at Mannford schools," where he also worked as a school resource officer.

Sunday, March 3, 2024

Attention, Deer Creek: 'Humiliation of students is not entertainment!'

Even this lefty lawyer is calling out Deer Creek: "Defending this as it’s been going on for years, doesn’t make it right. Kingfisher hazed its football players for decades. Ninnekah allowed a girls basketball coach to prey on players for a decade. Humiliation of students is not entertainment! Something is wrong in Deer Creek!"

Saturday, March 2, 2024

Accusations against former Bristow schools employee stack up following his arrest

"Attorneys say more people are coming forward with accusations involving a longtime Bristow Public Schools employee who was arrested after accusations of videotaping boys undressing in a locker room," the News on 6 reports.