(Israel) SPED school has to deal with violent students

Jan 9, 2018, Jerusalem Post: WATCH: VIOLENCE STRIKES A SPECIAL EDUCATION SCHOOL IN ASHDOD Parents and students at this school in Ashdod describe a harsh reality of violence that exists within the school's walls and outside of them. This is a special education school that belongs to one of the regular schools in the city. Students who aren't able to find their place in the integrated classrooms at the regular school are referred to this special education school…

Parents we spoke to described harsh incidences of violence among the students: a recent stabbing, a student who burned another student by placing a scorching screw on his skin, and, of course, the beatings shown in the video, in which staff members were sitting in an adjacent room and could hear everything that was going on. The violence was then directed to the staff members themselves when a student threw a brick at them.

Parents report that the school lacks the most basic tools to deal with these problems: there is no school social worker, no corrective teachers, and there are even teachers who give false reports about students' attendance in class.