Law & Courts Federal Appeals Court Lets Lawsuit Proceed Against Educators in Student's Suicide
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, in Cincinnati, rules in the case of a 3rd grader who killed himself after repeated bullying.
School Climate & Safety In Battle Against Bullies, Some Schools Target Parents
Looking for new ways to combat kids who bully, some communities are threatening to fine parents with no evidence that the approach is effective.
School Climate & Safety Why the Increase in Sexual Assaults Reported by Schools?
Experts said it's hard to say whether the increase is due to greater awareness spawned by the #MeToo movement or a real increase in incidents.
Classroom Technology Social Media a Double-Edged Sword for Students With Disabilities, Study Finds
Students with disabilities were more likely to be both victims and perpetrators of cyberbullying, according to a study from the Ruderman Family Foundation.
School Climate & Safety Schools Are Deploying Massive Digital Surveillance Systems. The Results Are Alarming
To prevent shootings and suicides, K-12 schools are monitoring digital information, often with little regard for civil liberties.
School Climate & Safety One-Fifth of Children Experience Cyberbullying, According to Their Parents
Almost 20 percent of children, including some as young as 6-10, report being cyberbullied via social media sites and apps, according to a new study.
Equity & Diversity Opinion The Hate We Create; The Hate We Ignore
It's on educators to consciously choose to work on our implicit and explicit biases to start undoing the systemic oppression that has led us here. In doing so, we can help our students hopefully create a world much more loving, inclusive, and safe than the one we've created for them now.
Equity & Diversity Heated Debate About Minority Rights Can Increase Bullying of LGBTQ Students, Study Finds
LGBTQ students are bullied more at school when the society around them is immersed in heated political debate about the rights of marginalized groups, according to a new study.
School Climate & Safety Florida Passes Anti-Semitism Bill for Public Schools
A bill prohibiting anti-Semitism in Florida's public schools and universities is going to Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis.
School Climate & Safety Bullying and Criminal Acts at School Found to Continue Downward Trend
Amid public concerns about school safety fueled by high-profile school shootings, new federal data show reports of student fights, bullying, and other forms of victimization have continued a decades-long decline.