# Special education
DougCo schools raise teacher pay and benefit from more state funding
(Castle Rock, CO) Douglas County teachers and staff will see an increase in pay for the coming school year as the district works to fulfill its promise to invest in its employees.
Up to $98,980 a year: OUSD looking for Special Education teachers
(Michael Loccisano / Getty Images) (ALAMEDA COUNTY, Calif.) The Oakland Unified School District is hiring certified educators for the 2022-2023 school year, including special education teachers for Oakland High School.
Rev. Jesse Jackson's Rainbow Push Coalition activist demands $25,000 from victim's mother
Candice Matthews, an activist representing the Texas Coalition of Black Democrats as the Statewide and Harris County Accountability Chair and Rainbow Push Coalition demands $25,000 from a victim's mother after she asked her to stop contacting them. Community leaders and members are speaking up.
A Texas counselor is out of a job after attacking a 7-year-old special needs child
Montgomery County, Texas - Christa Tatem, a former Montgomery County ISD counselor is out of a job after she was caught on video surveillance at Madeley Ranch Elementary School attacking 7-year-old Kendrick Davis.
Why did Grimes County District Attorney slam her hands down and tell a victim's parents to get out of her office?
Grimes County District Attorney Andria BenderGrimes County DA. Grimes County, Texas- Kendrick Davis and Brittney Leveston of Montgomery County continue seeking justice for their 7-year-old son Kendrick Davis after Grimes County District Attorney Andria Bender declined charges against a Montgomery ISD Counselor that dragged him around a classroom and assaulted him last October.
Montgomery ISD counselor under investigation by the TEA for assaulting a special needs student
Montgomery, Texas- Christa Tatem, an MISD special education counselor is under investigation by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) after attacking Kendrick Davis, a 7-Year-old special needs student at Madeley Ranch Elementary School in October 2021. Tatem was also recommended for termination of her position by the MISD Board of Trustees. However, she filed an appeal to continue her employment. If Tatem is successful in her appeal, she may be able to work with children again in the future, placing those children at risk of similar horrific experiences. The video footage of the attack was captured from an MISD television by community activist Jenifer Knighton as Montgomery ISD officials and their attorney briefed the family on what occurred at Madeley Ranch Elementary with their 7-year-old special needs child. Classroom 103 video surveillance shows MISD Special Education Counselor Christa Tatem repeatedly assaulting and dragging around 7-year-old Kendrick Davis.
A 7-year-old Special Needs Child was Assaulted by a Montgomery ISD Special Education Counselor
Christa Tatem, A Montgomery Independent School District Special Education Counselor was recommended for termination after an October 2021 classroom surveillance video from Madeley Ranch Elementary School surfaced showing the attack of a 7-year old African American disabled child.
The Texas Department of Children and Families in Conroe Locked out a Texas Family Seeking Answers About their Son
Conroe, TX- Community activists Donald Smither from The Callie House Project and Ladon Johnson joined Kendrick Davis and Brittney Leveston of Montgomery County, Texas, on Monday outside the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services in Conroe, Texas, in hopes of getting answers from Child Protective Services investigator Barry Gresham and his supervisor in regards to the no findings conclusion against Christa Tatem. In October of last year, a Montgomery ISD counselor dragged around and assaulted their 7-year-old child Kendrick Davis.
Having a Child Before a Parent is Ready Impacts All Parties: A Mental Health Perspective
A child born the son or daughter of ill-prepared parents are likely to suffer behavior issues, studies say, while the parents themselves may deal with a myriad of postpartum symptoms from regret to depression.