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.
Boise State University has received a campus grant from the federal Office of Violence Against Women, and this grant has allowed the Gender Equity Center to expand its on-campus efforts to keep the campus safe. The Gender Equity Center is among the wide variety of resources available for students on campus, including survivors of relationship violence.
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The Kansas State Board of Education has established a temporary advisory council to improve and reform American Indian learning systems in the state. Cheryl Harrison-Lee, chairwoman of the Kansas Board of Regents, said the creation of the council will help state education officials as they try to close enrollment gaps for underserved Kansans.
When Emily Cruz was a high school senior looking to go to college, she didn’t know where to begin. As the first of her family to attend college, she wasn’t familiar with how to apply for financial aid or how to find scholarships. “It was kind of like figuring things out on my own,” Cruz said. “There weren’t many resources available to help me navigate.”
One after another, residents, parents and students went to the microphone at the Wall Board of Education Tuesday evening and lambasted its members.
They were angry and frustrated about the Wall High School football team hazing allegations that surfaced last week, as well as claims of other sexual assaults of students.