Articles: Student Conduct

Unsung Heroes

Guidance counselors, sometimes underappreciated in difficult budgetary times, are feeling more respect in their quest to combat bullying.

Bullying on the Big Screen

Lee Hirsch, director of the film Bully, talks about the difficulty administrators face in changing school climate.

Dropout Prevention Program Proves its Economic Value

Community in Schools not only increases high school graduation rates, but creates more than $11 of economic benefit for the communities it serves.

Had a Little Rooster by the Barnyard Gate...

Pets in the Classroom aims to foster healthy pet-child relationships in students in elementary and middle school.

DA’s Forward-Thinking Columnists

We're all about offering solutions, and our seven columnists add immensely to the mix of content we offer.

The School-Community and College-Readiness Connection

Those who hold leadership roles within our schools must come to terms with the fact that standards, curriculum, instruction, assessments and accountability will only get you so far in improving student achievement.

Create an Anti-bullying Program with Resources You Have

School leaders essentially already have what they need to keep students safe and secure, but they need to define their approach to decrease bullying.

Toughest Bullying Law in the Country to Take Effect This Fall

New Jersey's tough bullying law with require schools to develop safety teams, investigate complaints and set a deadline for resolving issues.

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