TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — As a parent, when you send your children to school, you want them to be safe.
One Twin Falls father learned, however, that not only was his daughter attacked on campus but there was video evidence of the altercation.
One evening in mid-October, Leslie Montgomery said her daughter received a barrage of emails to her school email account. Montgomery said her daughter— a seventh grader at the Christian private school Greenleaf Friends Academy — had been the subject of bullying by fellow students since enrolling in the school last year.
Idaho high school students reported less bullying, cigarette smoking and sexual activity in the State Department of Education’s biannual youth risk behavior survey. But teens reported increased e-cigarette use, feelings of hopelessness and suicidal thoughts.
About 2.5 million children in the U.S. currently are homeless, according to the National Center on Family Homelessness. That number is rising as house prices and rental costs continue to grow in cities large and small, and the trend is clearly visible in Boise — the fastest-growing city in the nation.
Describes Vanderbilt University’s Alternative Spring Break program, which was named the national Program of the Year for 2016 by Break Away, a nonprofit organization that promotes the development of quality alternative break programs through training, assistance and the connection of campuses and communities.
HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. — At the Hamilton County School Board meeting Thursday night, several parents brought forward more concerns about their children being bullied.
Parents gave emotional testimonies about their kids bullying experiences, demanding a change in policy.
Only 52.8 percent of Tennessee high schoolers enrolled in college after they graduated in 2021, says a new report from the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. Latinos were the least likely to enroll.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — The Hamilton County School Board has a new report out that finds there's one type of bullying in schools across the county that's the highest it's ever been: bullying based on a student's race.