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.
More than half of CUNY community college students drop out within three years without a degree and struggle with hefty nontuition costs, a new report found. These are long-standing problems system leaders have tried combat.
When Curtis High School was still open, the school safety agents who walked halls didn't make student Brielka Rodriguez feel safer. "I'm going to talk personally, my school is a couple blocks away from where Eric Garner was killed,” Brielka, a freshman, said.
Utica College recently began offering a bystander intervention program to raise awareness and educate students about alcohol safety. CPR and AED training is included, as well as education to ensure that students know how to help a peer suffering from an alcohol overdose.