Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 10/28/2012 - 4:22pm
Sioux City-area schools want to ensure parents who don’t speak English know how to address bullying if the issue works its way into the student’s home.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/22/2012 - 5:23pm
Those considered popular in secondary school earned 2% more decades later than oddballs such as Napoleon Dynamite – a so-called popularity premium. So says a new analysis of data from the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study, which follows more than 10,000 people who graduated from the blackboard jungle in Wisconsin in 1957.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 10/22/2012 - 4:39pm
The East Aurora School Board voted Friday to rescind a policy on transgender students passed just five days before. The policy aimed to protect transgender and gender-nonconforming students’ right to privacy, and would have asked teachers to respect students' pronoun and name choices.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 10/21/2012 - 8:58pm
On vast green or black sheets of slate in classrooms across the country, the word bullying appears in big, bold letters.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 10/19/2012 - 11:16am
Digital citizenship programs, focusing on safe and appropriate use of technology by students, have never been more important. In this web seminar, Mike Ribble, a consultant and author of Digital Citizenship in Schools, discussed the nine elements of digital citizenship; and Greg French, CIO of Woodford (Ky.) Schools, outlined the district's implementation. They were joined by Enterasys Director of Education Jonathan Kidwell and Director of Vertical Solutions Robert Nilsson.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 10/18/2012 - 8:42am
The president of the Louisiana Association of School Superintendents says a rewritten statewide ban on bullying is an "administrative nightmare" for public schools.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 10/03/2012 - 3:57pm
New Jersey public school students endured 12,024 instances of bullying, harassment and intimidation last school year, according to a report released Tuesday by the Department of Education that offers the most detailed portrait to date of how and why students are tormented in the classroom.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 09/25/2012 - 3:50pm
A high school soccer team in California has come under fire after allegations that new players were sexually assaulted with a javelin-like poles during out-of-control hazing rituals, authorities say.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 09/19/2012 - 2:54pm
A central Texas school district is making an extra effort to stop bullying.