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.
For high school students across the Houston area, exploring STEM can range from preparing for a one-day innovation competition to attending a school-within-a-school that encourages science and technology careers.
The Texas Education Agency will not hold fifth- and eighth-grade students back in Hurricane Harvey-affected areas based on standardized test scores given this year, Education Commissioner Mike Morath announced Thursday.
A group of Clear Creek ISD high school students has earned statewide recognition from the Texas School Safety Center's School Safety Spotlight Program for their work on the district's Safely Reopen Plan guidelines, according to a March 10 media release.