Student Conduct

5/22/2012

5/22/2012

In his Pulitzer Prize–winning book, Anti-Intellectualism in American Life, Richard Hofstadter characterized writing on education in the United States as a literature of acid criticism and bitter complaint….

5/18/2012

5/18/2012

Miami Dade Public Schools Police Chief Charles Hurley is accused of directing officers to Baker Act rather than arrest students to make it appear that crimes have decreased under his watch.

5/16/2012

5/16/2012

Washington County civil court trial involving middle-school bullying ended in favor of the Beaverton (Wash.) School District last week. 

5/15/2012

5/15/2012

About 9,000 Cincinnati Public School students are seeing an anti-bullying documentary that stirred debate over its initial rating restricting children under 17 from seeing it without an adult.

5/14/2012

5/14/2012

Bully Buster USA has partnered with Iconosys, Inc. to launch Word Bully 3.0, the ultimate app and means of self-defense in the battle against bullying and cyber-bullying.

5/9/2012

5/9/2012

Lake Forest (Del.) School District is kicking the obesity epidemic. Schools should, they believe, be a cornerstone of the nation's obesity battle.

5/8/2012

5/8/2012

An alarming number of students in Banks School District are frequently skipping school days, according to a recent study surveying truancy in schools across Oregon.

5/8/2012

An Indiana mother sent her gay son to school with a stun gun to protect him against bullies. The teen now faces expulsion, but the mother says she would do it again.

5/7/2012

5/7/2012

The Clarence School District has lifted its suspension of a Middle School girls lacrosse team that was accused of using racial slurs in a game against Sweet Home.

5/4/2012

5/4/2012

The American Civil Liberties Union and a southwestern Pennsylvania school district have signed an agreement settling a lawsuit brought by a girl who claimed she was disciplined for refusing to stand during the Pledge of Allegiance.

5/4/2012

The parents of a New Hampshire teenager who was assaulted and forcibly tattooed on the buttocks by four older students during school hours have filed suit against the school district.

5/3/2012

5/3/2012

TIPS (Threat Assessment, Incident Management and Prevention Services), an award-winning platform from Awareity, allows for the anonymous reporting.

5/3/2012

The teenager charged in a deadly Ohio school shooting is mentally competent to stand trial in the deaths of three students, a judge ruled Wednesday.

5/3/2012

To silence her stubborn hiccups during the summer of 2010, Mallory Kievman tried swallowing saltwater, making herself gag, eating a spoonful of sugar, sipping pickle juice and drinking a glass of water upside-down.

5/2/2012

5/2/2012

McLean County Unit 5 District in Normal, Ill., is piloting the CyberBully Hotline from SchoolReach in six of its schools, including four junior and two senior high schools.

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