October 2018 Archives

After a school shooting in North Carolina, frustrated parents struggled to reunite with their children. The incident spotlights the importance of incorporating reunification plans into school crisis response.


Calling the Parkland, Fla., shooting a "9/11 moment for schools," Broward County Superintendent Robert Runcie said the tragedy brought overwhelming logistical, political, and communications challenges to the district.


The Trump administration is considering a move that would narrowly define gender according to sex assigned at birth, affecting transgender students in the nation's schools, the New York Times reports.


About 23,000 LGBTQ youth from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories, participated in the 2017 National School Climate Survey. A significant share of survey respondents expressed concern that school staff contributed to the hostile environment for LGTBQ students in schools.


The Education Department's office for civil rights will investigate whether a Georgia elementary school's policy for transgender students contributed to the alleged assault of a girl.


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