Student Conduct

5/13/2013

5/13/2013

A panel of 28 Newtown officials voted unanimously for a plan to tear down Sandy Hook Elementary school, the site of one of the worst school massacres in U.S. history, and rebuild a new school in its place.

5/10/2013

5/10/2013
Syracuse teachers say the level of disruption in their schools has ratcheted up this year and the district has not acted forcefully enough to bring order to their hallways and classrooms.

5/8/2013

5/8/2013
More black students were suspended last school year in Sacramento County than any other ethnic group, even though there are more local white, Asian and Hispanic students in local schools, according to new state data.

5/1/2013

5/1/2013
In the months following the Sandy Hook massacre, schools nationwide have stepped up efforts to provide safe environments for teachers and students, and many have turned to high-tech solutions.

4/29/2013

4/29/2013
Advocates say it's time for districts everywhere to rethink outdated zero-tolerance philosophies that put students out for minor offenses.
4/29/2013
The number of schools implementing random drug testing policies is on the rise nationally - and schools in mid-Missouri are no exception to the trend.

4/26/2013

4/26/2013
New research from the University of Luxembourg shows that there is a direct link between school climate and school violence. Most importantly, the social climate in class and in school is assumed to have a significant effect on the prevalence of violence in schools.

4/25/2013

4/25/2013
Since the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, the town has paid thousands of dollars in overtime to put more police officers in schools.

4/18/2013

4/18/2013
Those guidelines, which are still a work in progress, would in some cases replace expulsions and arrests with two intertwined behavior intervention programs, one of which involves a last-chance sit-down with a local juvenile court judge.

4/4/2013

4/4/2013
Officials from Naperville North and Central high schools say marijuana use has become "rampant," and they would like to be more proactive.

4/1/2013

4/1/2013
More reports of rape and bullying, including at Torrington High School in Connecticut and Southern Columbia Area High School in Pennsylvania, show that the rape culture starts at a young age.
4/1/2013
What is lost in the debate over how to protect our most vulnerable students is the need to keep security and education separate and distinct.

3/27/2013

3/27/2013
Berkeley Varitronics Systems (BVS) offers several different technologies to help schools and parents ensure compliance and increase school safety.

3/21/2013

3/21/2013
The new rules, which cover 8,000 students in 17 elementary schools in St. Mary's County, also forbid siblings from visiting during school hours, even if they are with a parent.

3/20/2013

3/20/2013
For the third time in less than a week, a middle school in Fremont on Monday received a threatening phone call, police said.

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