Security

4/18/2012

4/18/2012

Police in Georgia handcuffed a kindergartner after the girl threw a tantrum and the police chief defended the action.

4/16/2012

4/12/2012

4/12/2012

The heads of the nation's two largest teachers' unions stressed Tuesday night the need for government leaders to continue to focus on bullying prevention in an era of school funding shortages.

4/12/2012

A new study was released by the Centers for Disease Control ranking states for teen pregnancy rates.

4/5/2012

4/5/2012

The CyberBully Hotline offers students an anonymous, two-way means to report bullying or cyberbullying, providing students with a way to stop bullying.

4/4/2012

4/4/2012

To deter students from smoking in the bathrooms, the Lacey (N.J.) Township School District has been hiring substitutes to monitor the hallways at the high school.

4/4/2012

A gay student whose southwest Ohio high school prohibited him from wearing a T-shirt designed to urge tolerance of gays is suing the school, saying it's violating his freedom of expression rights.

3/28/2012

3/28/2012

Until recently, student electronic devices, from cell phones to iPods to laptop computers, were the forbidden fruit in schools. But with technology budgets languishing and such devices becoming more powerful, affordable and omnipresent in students' lives, district technology leaders are now eyeing a welcome educational harvest through bring-your-own-device (BYOD) programs.

3/27/2012

3/27/2012

The U.S. Supreme Court left intact Monday two rulings by the federal appeals court in San Francisco that limit the ability of teachers and charter schools to spread religious messages in the classroom.

3/27/2012

Students using the computers at Camdenton High School here in central Missouri have been able to access the Web sites for Exodus International, as well as People Can Change, antigay organizations that counsel men and women on how to become heterosexual.

3/26/2012

3/26/2012

Usually when you visit a school you walk down a quiet hallway and peer in the little windows in the classroom doors. You see one teacher talking to a bunch of students. Every 50 minutes or so a chime goes off and the students fill the hallway and march off to their next class, which is probably unrelated to the one they just left.

3/21/2012

3/21/2012

Gang-related offenses represent a tiny portion of student violations in Guilford County Schools.

3/21/2012

Fewer North Carolina children are being paddled, an increasing trend after one of the school districts that most often used corporal punishment dropped the practice this month.

3/12/2012

3/12/2012

Bullying in school is hardly a new problem, but in many cases today, it doesn't look like it once did.

3/8/2012

3/8/2012

A Florida high school valedictorian and her sister, who were facing deportation, instead were meeting with with lawmakers Wednesday after being granted a reprieve.

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