Summarizes the District of Columbia public and public charter schools' bullying prevention efforts and the current state of local education agencies compliance with the 2012 Youth Bullying Prevention Act (YBPA; DC Law L19-167).
Designed to help stakeholders better understand the policy environment surrounding current school discipline practices in our country. This compendium provides information on school discipline laws and administrative regulations for the United States, including the 50 States, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico.
Discusses a fist fight that took place in a North Carolina school. A parent advocate believes that with the shortage of teachers and administrators, acts like this can quickly lead to unfairly funneling a student from the classroom into the criminal justice system.
Provides information about federal resources that can help rural communities address drug addiction in their communities including guidance on finding funding, treatment and services, information on substance use, and expert help and training.