Student Conduct

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.

10/24/2011

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.

10/24/2011

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

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.

10/7/2011

10/7/2011

Bullying took the limelight in an emotional meeting Tuesday when the Litchfield school board unanimously endorsed a new district policy that specifically prohibits harassment based on sexual preference.

10/7/2011

In the decade since school districts instituted "zero tolerance" discipline policies, administrators have increasingly suspended minority students, predominantly for nonviolent offenses, according to a report released Wednesday.

10/5/2011

10/5/2011

As part of an effort to combat school bullying, the Stillwater school district is holding a series of events this week to make students and faculty aware of the problem and its effects.

10/5/2011

The Nebraska ACLU is siding with a sixth-grade girl who said that her religious beliefs have been compromised because the Fremont Public School District won't let her go to class wearing a necklace that resembles a rosary.

10/1/2011

10/1/2011

Sweet-natured dogs lolling about classrooms are helping take a bite out of bullying--and other bad behaviors--in Kansas City schools.

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