safety

District Tackles Text-Messaging Policies

Text messaging while driving in Lee County (Fla.) Public Schools is prohibited.

People Watch

Protecting Elementary Students from Harm

High-profile missing student case highlights need for security plans.

Cybersafety In the Classroom

District leaders need to take responsibility for teaching students how to wisely navigate the Internet.

Cyberbullying Continues to Challenge Educators

Administrators need to take concrete steps to address this behavior.

Legislation to Set New Rules for Students on the Playing Field

Over 40 states are currently developing legislation that will set standards for when a student athlete can return to the playing field.

Sexting and Student Discipline

Administrators need to understand this activity and develop appropriate policies.

Homeless Youth in Our Schools

Identifying and supporting a marginalized and victimized population.

Get-Tough Policies Put Students on Path Toward Prison

Undue punitive policies are driving students down a path toward prison, according to a study from the Advancement Project.

Teen’s Death Unbuckles Debates over Seat Belts

Conn. lawmaker vows to pursue legislation mandating that seat belts be installed in school buses following the tragic death of a teenager.

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