The police force for the nation's second largest school district will now refer most students who fight, bring tobacco products to school, or commit other minor offenses to counseling and services rather than sending them to juvenile court.
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August 19, 2014
August 04, 2014
Please join us in a Twitter chat Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET to discuss your strategies for supporting LGBT students and the barriers you face.
July 28, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education recently granted religious exemptions from Title IX's protections for transgender students to three private colleges. Here's how that relates to K-12 schools.
July 22, 2014
The Mayors' Campaign to End Bullying, which aims to use evidence-based prevention strategies in schools, is a partnership of the U.S. Conference of Mayors and The BULLY Project.
July 07, 2014
Groups who spoke out in a recent cyberbullying case favor alternative approaches, such as restorative practices.
July 01, 2014
The overbroad law violated the First Amendment, the Court of Appeals ruled.
June 27, 2014
This week, we read about empathy, the challenges of engaging high-achieving students, a warning for supporters of community schools, and more.
June 25, 2014
Grateful students are more likely to form positive relationships that can help them face academic and social hurdles, researchers found.
June 10, 2014
Over a multi-year period, nonfatal incidents decreased, and fewer students reported being afraid of attack or harm at school.
June 09, 2014
Students countered a Westboro Baptist protest outside a Washington, D.C., high school with a rally in support of their LGBTQ community.