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Bradford, VT: Teacher assaulted while retraining SPED student

August 1, 2017, West Lebanon (NH) Valley News: Teen Charged After Teacher at Special Ed School Injured in Vt. http://www.vnews.com/Connecticut-River-Academy-Student-Accused-of-Aggravated-Assault-Newbury-VT-11596438 A student of a Bradford, Vt.-based academy for teens with behavioral or mental health problems has been cited into court in connection with an alleged physical assault that required a staff member to be airlifted to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center for treatment, according to Vermont State Police. The Connecticut River Academy student is a juvenile so his name and several details about what took place last week at the academy’s Newbury House, a residential facility in Newbury, are being withheld. But a lawyer for the academy said the alleged incident took place when the staff member was physically restraining the student, which is a method used to control behavior in an emergency situation in order to prevent danger to the student or others. …