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.
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.
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.
Through their Rural West Texas Mental Health Educational Learning Partnership (HELP) grant, Region 15 Education Service Center in San Angelo, TX has partnered with Angelo State University (member of the Texas Tech University system) to recruit provisionally licensed school counselors from the M.S. in Professional School Counseling program for placement in 43 participating school districts in newly created positions.