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.
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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.
A group of seven Native American students at Browning High School in Montana will serve as role models to help middle school students avoid drugs and alcohol with a substance abuse prevention program called “Be Under Your Own Influence.”
Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau announced Monday that the Montana Office of Public Instruction has been awarded an additional $1.3 million to continue its Schools of Promise program, which provides intensive support to Montana schools most in need.
The Kalispell Public Schools board reviewed the district’s climate survey results at their recent meeting, which asked staff and students to rate statements related to morale, connectedness, and safety within schools.
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.