Guided by two grant-funded program coordinators, Farnsworth teachers regularly hold circle discussions to build relationships with and among their students. And when something does go wrong, they hold additional circle dialogues, either in small groups or as an entire class, to repair the harm.
A Cold Spring parent is suing a central Minnesota school district over racist bullying and harassment she says her Black children endured at school.
Andrea Robinson, who’s been vocal about her multiracial family’s experiences with racism in the small Stearns County town, filed the lawsuit Jan. 21 in federal court on behalf of two of her children.
Students in Mitchell County, Minn. are tired of seeing school violence in the headlines. Working together, the students are using technology to keep their school safe by encouraging the early reporting of possible threats.
In New Hampshire, the rural Pittsfield Middle High School has a student-centered model that allowed students to propose a course known as “Drop the Drama,” which gave them a chance to design a school improvement campaign and develop a code of conduct.
No matter how diligent teachers and administrators are, it's easy for bullying to happen under the noses of adults at school. In the bathrooms, the hallways, and on social media, students are often the only ones around to police themselves.
One after another, residents, parents and students went to the microphone at the Wall Board of Education Tuesday evening and lambasted its members.
They were angry and frustrated about the Wall High School football team hazing allegations that surfaced last week, as well as claims of other sexual assaults of students.