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.
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.
For many young adults, college is a time full of excitement and exploration. However, this time can also be challenging for students' mental health. For this reason it’s important to know the common warning signs of mental health issues and the resources that are available to students for help.
A Cold Spring parent is suing a central Minnesota school district over racist bullying and harassment she says her Black children endured at school.
Andrea Robinson, who’s been vocal about her multiracial family’s experiences with racism in the small Stearns County town, filed the lawsuit Jan. 21 in federal court on behalf of two of her children.
The pandemic dramatically changed the look and feel of higher education this past year. Students attended classes online and were often asked to stay in their dorms. Hundreds of thousands of faculty and staff were furloughed or laid off. Enrollment plummeted. Freshman enrollment alone dropped 13 percent in the fall. It’s accelerated a cash-flow crisis that many institutions were grappling with even before the pandemic.
Winona Area Public Schools (WAPS) are taking extra steps toward equality for all students. The district is launching a 3 year partnership with the Regional Centers of Excellence and the Minnesota Department of Education School Climate Center.