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.
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.
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.
Summarizes the findings of business leaders and parents to discuss firsthand information about workplace demands and aspirations for high school graduates. The listening tour visited five five communities over the course of a year: Oakland, CA; Westfield, MA; Tupelo, MS; Marysville, OH; and Norfolk, VA.
Reports on the U.S. Department of Justice investigation into complaints that the Meridian, MS district unlawfully and disproportionately subjects black students to suspension, expulsion and school-based arrest, often for minor infractions.
KILN, Miss. — Middle school bullying doesn’t usually make it into the pages of the school-sanctioned yearbook. At Hancock Middle School this year, it did, say outraged parents, alumni and community members, the Sun Herald reported.
LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — For many people hearing the terms “stop drop and roll,” or “duck and cover,” were common during drills at school.
Many people accepted these drills because our parents reinforced that the training was important.
Douglas Parisi is the director of training for Safe Defend and says parents need to do the same with school “intruder” drills.
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The U.S. Department of Education is hosting a webinar series to support educational settings in safely sustaining or returning to in-person instruction.