Articles: Student Conduct

7/25/2012
graduation, communities in school

At last, K12 educators can see the results of money well spent.

4/19/2012
Pets in the Classroom

The number of grants offered through the Pet Care Trust (PCT) to classrooms around the nation has more than doubled since August 2011, says the organization’s executive director, Steve King.

3/23/2012

Like most districts, the Camdenton (Mo.) R-III School District has filtering software to block content deemed inappropriate for students.

3/22/2012

I was bullied in ninth grade. An older kid used to wait for me outside the cafeteria, and as I left he would taunt me in front of his friends—even push me around. It went on for most of the year. Although I was scared, I never told a soul.

3/22/2012

I have a monthly email communication with Elliot Soloway, a University of Michigan professor and the chair of ISTE’s Special Interest Group on Mobile Learning, who writes our Going Mobile column with Cathie Norris.

1/27/2012

Scenario 1: A middle school student was continually harassed and bullied at school. He was taunted and pushed in the hallways and was even punched in the face in the school bathroom on one occasion.

12/23/2011

A new battle cry of American education seems to be college and career readiness. School professionals are being urged to graduate students who can be successful in college and ready for a career.

12/21/2011

In 2009, a year after joining Illinois School District U-46 from his previous post as regional superintendent for Chicago Public Schools’ Area 14, Jose M. Torres made unprecedented cuts to his district’s budget and personnel.

11/15/2011

Bullying has captured the news headlines and the attention of legislators, educators and special interest advocates over the past three years at a greater rate. High-profile teen suicides have raised questions about the role bullying may have played in student deaths.

9/29/2011

Creating an early college high school can help overcome academic barriers for low-income, minority and at-risk students.

7/1/2011
candlelight vigil for Tyler Clementi

New Jersey knew it had a bullying problem after a 2009 study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed that the percentage of students bullied in the state was one point higher than the national average.

6/1/2011

Among the many challenges facing district leaders, student safety can be particularly difficult as new technologies allow for instant and constant communication.

5/1/2011

The suicide of the 10th-grader sent shock waves through the middle school, but after a few months, almost all students and staff had moved on.

4/1/2011

In 1992, the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) released an educational video that described to students the dangers of copying information from floppy disks, called Don't Copy that Floppy.

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