Male hegemony; the "half-Japanese"; and digital citizenship—here's what you might have missed this week in news and thoughts related to student engagement, school climate, and the world that affects them.
Sticks and stones may break your bones, but words will lower your annual gross adjusted income, according to a new study of bullying's lifelong effects.
The Alliance for Excellent Education issued a new report that offers a framework for improving school climate.
A new Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup survey shows that Americans want more investment in social-emotional learning, and reject arming teachers and school staff.
What should be one of the most important policies a school can have is often difficult to craft and implement.
A GOP lawmaker in California withdrew his 13-year-old from his public school, saying the transgender law violates students' privacy.
A new, and expensive, public high school in Atlanta includes an on-campus rifle range, raising concerns about safety.
At least a few parents don't like one Louisiana school's reward system for students who do well on the state assessment.
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law that offers explicit protections for transgender students, yet another success for gay rights advocates.
Female infantilization; the Bling Ring; and delicious, delicious water—here's what you might have missed this week in news related to student engagement, school climate, and the world that affects them.