In a striking example of how cell-phone cameras are making what goes on behind the classroom door more public, a teacher and three other educators at a Houston charter school were charged June 21 in connection with the videotaped beating of a 13-year-old boy who was attending the school, reports the Associated Press. Teacher Sheri Lynn Davis, 40, was charged with injury to a child, a third-degree felony, and could face up to 10 years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine if convicted, said Harris County District Attorney's Office spokeswoman Donna Hawkins. A cell-phone video recorded by another...

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