Security

11/29/2011

11/29/2011

Imagine a new school discipline system that allows educators to track the location and nature of student behavior problems over a period of time and use that data to more effectively police school grounds.

11/22/2011

11/22/2011

The state’s strict new Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights has some local school superintendents wondering how they can enforce the rules, deal with the increased work load, and manage the bureaucratic details without additional time and money.

11/22/2011

As the Penn State University child sexual-abuse scandal unfolded, Millersville University President Francine G. McNairy sent out a missive across her own campus.

11/22/2011

A Southern California teenager pleaded guilty Monday to second-degree murder in the killing of a gay classmate in a deal that will send him to prison for 21 years, authorities said.

11/8/2011

11/8/2011

One central Indiana school district is trying to stop bullying with a program that’s gaining recognition across the country.

11/8/2011

A proposal being considered by the Seattle School Board could have a chilling impact on free speech in the city's high schools, First Amendment activists say.

11/7/2011

11/7/2011

Of the nation's 10 largest cities, eight use armed police in some form. And in the ninth city, New York, officers receive far more training and scrutiny prior to hiring.

11/4/2011

11/4/2011

The Michigan Senate passed legislation Wednesday that requires school districts to develop anti-bullying policies, but the father of the boy for whom the bill is named says he has strong objections to language inserted at the last minute.

10/31/2011

10/31/2011

Asian Americans endure far more bullying at US schools than members of other ethnic groups, with teenagers of the community three times as likely to face taunts on the Internet, new data shows.

10/27/2011

10/27/2011

A Minnesota school district must report to the federal government any future allegations of harassment against Somali students as part of a tentative agreement to end a civil rights investigation, the district's superintendent said Monday.

10/25/2011

10/25/2011

Two schools in Fayetteville, N.C. were put under code-red lockdown after a young girl was shot in the neck Monday afternoon at Cape Fear High School.

10/24/2011

10/24/2011

There won't be any costumed characters roaming the halls in one northern New Jersey school district come Halloween.

10/24/2011

School administrators hoping to reward students for their A-plus fundraising efforts at a Florida elementary school unwittingly gave them gifts with what officials said were inappropriate images.

10/18/2011

10/18/2011

Bullying has grabbed national attention recently, especially in light of several recent suicides of youths and young adults that are being attributed to bullying. CNN aired a special series on bullying last week.

10/11/2011

10/11/2011

A new study commissioned by CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360°" found that the stereotype of the schoolyard bully preying on the weak doesn't reflect reality in schools.

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