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Students Sherouk Mohamed, right, Karim Muse, center, and Khadra Mohamed, took part in a protest at Columbia Heights High School in Columbia Heights, Minn., last fall. Students at the school staged a walkout after the school board voted to keep a member accused of making offensive comments about Muslims. The board member later resigned.
—Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune/AP-File

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Education leaders are responding to student walkouts, racist graffiti, bullying infused with political jabs, and fears of deportation and harassment for some students.
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
The recent drop in school bullying incidents doesn’t necessarily mean schools have become more welcoming, writes Gregg Weinlein.
November 16, 2016 – Education Week
From celebrations to tears to taunts, feelings have run high in classrooms around the country, teachers report.
November 16, 2016 – Education Week
Educators and advocates worry about long-lasting effects of the 2016 campaign's harsh rhetoric directed at immigrants, Muslims, and communities of color.
November 2, 2016 – Education Week
The goal is to spur adoption of legislation requiring the formation of advisory committees charged with finding ways to improve the safe and ethical use of technology.
November 2, 2016 – Education Week
Schools must help lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students develop a positive sense of their LGBT identities, writes Michael Sadowski.
October 12, 2016 – Education Week
October 12, 2016 – Education Week
A study of New York city schools finds that students are more likely to see bullying in 6-8 or 5-8 schools than in 6-12 or K-12 schools.
October 5, 2016 – Education Week
A program that enlists student leaders to campaign against bullying is making inroads in some New Jersey middle schools.
September 14, 2016 – Education Week
When addressing bullying in schools, punitive discipline can itself be a type of bullying, argues author Alfie Kohn.
September 7, 2016 – Education Week

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