The Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority led Saturday's workshop which included guests who dealt with their own issues growing up and also gave kids an opportunity to think about the issue and develop their own public service announcements about the issues.
Summarizes the District of Columbia public and public charter schools' bullying prevention efforts and the current state of local education agencies compliance with the 2012 Youth Bullying Prevention Act (YBPA; DC Law L19-167).
Designed to help stakeholders better understand the policy environment surrounding current school discipline practices in our country. This compendium provides information on school discipline laws and administrative regulations for the United States, including the 50 States, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico.
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.
On Saturday, Emma and her friend and group co-founder, 13-year-old Gretchen, gathered at the church with other girls for the third community meeting of Girls Against Bullying — a group the two girls created to help themselves and others cope with bullying.
When Central Bucks middle school students head to their first day of classes on Sept. 5, they'll find a greater array of academic options to choose from, in addition to a 19-minute "advisory" period that educators believe will address the social and emotional wellness of youngsters.