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.
Hanover County is in the process of replacing John M. Gandy Elementary School in Ashland. Plans for the new building, discussed at a school board meeting last week, include nongendered, single-occupant bathrooms.
Months after the Mission Hill K-8 School in Boston was closed down, the city and former employees are now facing a federal lawsuit.
In the most recent lawsuit filed against the Jamaica Plain school, two parents are suing the City of Boston and three former Mission Hill employees, accusing staff of a failure to report and address bullying.
Childhood bullying is a significant problem nationwide and has been shown to be associated with school absenteeism, mental and physical stress, poor school performance, low self-esteem, and school violence.