A group of D.C. area colleges and universities are joining together to research ways to reduce gun violence. This coalition of schools, called the 120 Initiative, will explore topics such as social economic issues, impacts of technology, and interactions between law and society.
The Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area has issued a new report on preventing gun violence, which asserts that mental health services should be treated as a crucial part of any solution and that the root causes, namely poverty and economic insecurity, should be addressed.
An emerging debate over plans to arm some George Washington University police officers on the D.C. campus near the White House shows enduring tensions over how best to protect college communities nationwide from gun violence. On one side are administrators who argue that they need every possible tool to prevent mass shootings and respond to fast-moving threats.
The U.S. Department of Education announced Project School Emergency Response to Violence (Project SERV) grants to four Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) that were disrupted by bomb threats last year: Texas Southern University, Delaware State University, Claflin University, and Howard University.
Introducing social-emotional learning to all aspects of curriculum was critical to school culture transformation efforts aimed to address dropping enrollment numbers, increasing suspension rates and overwhelming student dissatisfaction at Langley Elementary in Washington, D.C., Principal Vanessa Drumm-Canepa writes.
When this principal accepted the position at Langley Elementary in Washington, D.C., they had two objectives in mind: one, to empower teachers who truly care about supporting the whole child, and two, to inspire a schoolwide culture shift.
ELKHART, Ind. (WNDU) - Hundreds of North Side Middle School students walked out in protest of the district’s handle on bullying Tuesday. This comes after 12-year-old Rio Allred, a former NSMS student, committed suicide last week following heartbreaking claims that she was bullied by several of her classmates. Many students saying the bullying behavior often going unchecked by their own school.
For incarcerated men and women, access to higher education and training provides second chances and the opportunity to forge a new future once released. This episode of ALL IN looks at the impact of higher education for formerly incarcerated Hoosiers, why so many obstacles remain in their way, and ongoing programs and efforts to make things better.
ELKHART, Ind. (WNDU) - Monday night, the Elkhart Common Council unanimously approved an anti-bullying resolution in honor of Rio Allred.
Resolution 22-R-15 stands up against bullying and supports Rio’s Rainbow, a non-profit created by family members to help kids who are walking in silence.
Although Indiana’s statewide college completion rates continue to show improvement, education officials caution there aren’t enough Hoosiers earning degrees overall to meet the state’s workforce needs. A final report released recently by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education showed the on-time college completion rate for 2021 graduates continued a five-year improvement trend.