Student Conduct

12/15/2011

12/15/2011

Cigarette and alcohol use among teens is at the lowest level in decades, but marijuana use is on the rise, according to a survey released on Wednesday.

12/12/2011

12/12/2011

The use of corporal punishment appears to be declining at Mississippi public schools, according to a newspaper.

12/7/2011

12/7/2011

Raymond Gonzalez, the new schools superintendent, arrives next week in the midst of a period of tumult in the district.

12/6/2011

12/6/2011

The family of a boy who drowned during swim class has filed a $15 million claim against the Wenatchee (Wash.) School District. 

12/6/2011

A high school in upstate New York has suspended some students after the suicide of a bullied gay teenager.

12/5/2011

12/5/2011

If you want to keep kids off the street and out of trouble, offer an engaging after-school program.

12/5/2011

On Monday morning, the start of the school week, five teenagers rowed toward the breakwater leading into San Francisco Bay.

12/1/2011

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.

11/29/2011

State officials are weighing how much to penalize Detroit Public Schools for persistent truancy, a problem that could cost the financially troubled district up to $25.9 million, according to documents obtained by The Detroit News.

11/22/2011

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.

11/22/2011

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

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.

11/8/2011

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.

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