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April 28, 2016

Drug to Treat Opioid, Heroin Overdoses Offered Free to All U.S. High Schools

Naloxone can help stabilize people suffering from opioid or heroin overdoses until emergency medical help arrives. A company will offer the drug to all U.S. high schools.

April 22, 2016

Youth Suicide Rates Have Climbed Since 1999, Data Show

Suicide rates have climbed among children and young adults in the 10-14 and 15-24 age groups since 1999, mirroring trends in the population as a whole, new federal data show.

April 21, 2016

Girl Dies After Fight in Delaware High School Restroom

A 16-year-old Delaware girl died after being seriously injured in a fight with classmates in her high school's restroom Thursday morning, school officials said.

April 11, 2016

San Antonio District Fires School Officer Who Body Slammed Student in Video

The school police officer was fired after a video of him body slamming a girl to the ground spread online last week.

April 08, 2016

Video: School Police Officer Body Slams Girl to the Ground

The San Antonio district expects to wrap-up its investigation of the video, in which a school officer slams a 12-year-old girl face-first on the ground, early next week.

April 07, 2016

Suit by Parents, Pro-Charter Group: N.Y.C. Schools Have School Climate Problems

The law suit claims that New York City schools do not respond adequately to violence, harassment, and bullying, creating an unsafe learning environment for students. The plaintiffs seek class-action status.

March 27, 2016

Data Lacking About How LGBT Students Are Treated at School, Researchers Say

Expanded federal data collection about LGBT students would help illuminate school climate problems and inform efforts to find solutions, researchers say in a paper released by the Equity Project and Indiana University.

March 17, 2016

Salt Lake City District to Outline Limits for School Police as Part of Settlement

The settlement follows a federal lawsuit by the ACLU over a 2010 "gang sweep" at a high school in which students of color were "rounded up, questioned, searched, and forced to be photographed holding signs describing alleged gang affiliation."

March 09, 2016

Baltimore School Officer Charged With Assault for Slapping Teen in Video

The officer was charged with second-degree assault, second-degree child abuse by a custodian and misconduct in office after an online video showed him slapping a teen outside of a Baltimore school. Another officer seen in the video also faces charges.

March 08, 2016

After Video, Baltimore Schools to Review Training, Screening of School Police

The pledge follows public reaction to an online video that shows a school police officer slapping, kicking, and swearing at a teen boy outside of a Baltimore school.

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