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.
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April 22, 2016
April 21, 2016
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
March 01, 2016
School police have faced extra scrutiny from civil rights groups for acquiring weapons from the U.S. Department of Defense's 1033 surplus program.