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.
During the pandemic shutdown, an attendance crisis caused an estimated 3 million children across the U.S. to go missing from school rosters. Amid a return to in-person learning, a local elementary school is experiencing that problem in the Las Vegas Valley, and administrators are going door to door to track down students who they say have vanished.
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.
A recent report by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center echoes long-standing concerns about Nevada’s standing in certain key educational achievement metrics. In this case, it’s about college completion.
A local program is empowering students to make school a better place for everyone. Bully Busters 702, run by Big Keith Bowen, teaches students to speak out and help their fellow student who may be struggling.
Many Las Vegas-area colleges and universities, including Nevada State, have student emergency relief funds that use funds from private donors to help students facing unforeseen financial hardships. Students don’t have to repay the money.
Staff members at Jerome Mack Middle School braced themselves for bad news before the district’s top leader paid them a visit last spring. The 1,300-student school in east Las Vegas had been chosen for the “Innovative School” pilot program spearheaded by Clark County Superintendent Jesus Jara.