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 recession last decade, the University of Rhode Island (URI) lost $26 million in state support over a three-year period. That loss represented about a third of its state appropriation, posing a major threat to URI’s future. But the university used its budget crisis as a spur to revamp undergraduate education and focus on increasing student progress and graduation rates.
Any form of higher education can open doors to economic advancement. The Utah College Advising Corps is a program to help high school seniors navigate the path to education after high school. That could be a four-year degree from the University of Utah, a two-year degree from Salt Lake Community College or a certificate program for a trade from one of the state’s technical colleges.
LAYTON, Utah (KUTV) — Davis County grade schoolers bullied, and later apologized to, a classmate teased for wearing a traditional Tongan wrap on a field trip to see the Utah Symphony. Teachers and the boy’s mother said they were pleased with the way to incident was handled.