November 2013 Archives

A Connecticut judge ordered the release of 911 calls made the day of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School.


An investigation of Dec. 14 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School found no clear motive for gunman Adam Lanza, a report released Monday said.


The chief of Steubenville schools has been indicted for charges related to a high-profile rape case that rocked the Ohio town.


Girlfights, volleyball, and Katniss Everdeen—here's what you might have missed in news and thoughts related to student engagement, school climate, and the world that affects them.


A new study by the Everyone Graduates Center at the Johns Hopkins University school of education found getting New York City's chronically absent students back in the classroom helped boost their academic achievement.


Teachers are no more immune to a violent climate than a school's students.


The leader of a Colorado charter school sought to combat bullying by trying to show students how it feels.


Fear, boredom, and Batkid—here's what you might have missed in news and thoughts related to student engagement, school climate, and the world that affects them.


H.R. 2094 will reward schools for stocking epinephrine, the drug used to stop allergy attacks.


A report by the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania questions rates of suspensions and expulsions in the state.


A steady trickle of details continues to emerge in the tragic story of the school shooting in Washoe County, Nev., in October.


Assessments don't offer any latitude to students based on their school's climate, but teachers do.


Child health advocates are hoping Sesame Street can help push back against the fast-food industry.


An investigation by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights concludes that school officials in the West Contra Costa district failed to adequately address sexual harassment and assault issues as required by Title IX.


Broward County, Fla., hopes to pivot from a legacy of high suspension rates under a new discipline system designed by a broad community coalition.


Halloween aftermath, two-strapping backpacks, and the value of a name—here's what you might have missed in news and thoughts related to student engagement, school climate, and the world that affects them.


Congress passed a law today that would prioritize certain grant funding based on how prepared schools are for severe allergy attacks.


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