A small but growing number of school police are wearing body cameras to help address student civil rights concerns and to increase transparency about their actions.
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February 04, 2015
January 29, 2015
The bill would mandate local bullying policies and require data collection and reporting at the local, state, and federal level.
January 26, 2015
The Coalition for Community Schools drew from recent Office of Civil Rights data to show how school climate and civil rights issues have suffered under the current law.
January 13, 2015
The Coalition to Support Grieving Students launched a website Tuesday that includes free materials to help educators address student bereavement, which can be a barrier to academic engagement.
December 31, 2014
Rules for Engagement's most popular posts of 2014 covered school lunches, violence, discipline, civil rights, health, and a whole-child approach to education.
December 12, 2014
The court says an officer's use of a "twist-lock" to restrain a boy suspected of stealing a school iPad did not violate the Constitution.
December 12, 2014
It's been two years since the deadliest K-12 school shooting in U.S. history, and the event continues to inform conversations about mental health, school climate, and student well-being.
December 09, 2014
Students across the country are refusing to stand or recite the Pledge of Allegiance in protest against the recent killings of Eric Garner and Michael Brown.
December 08, 2014
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Attorney General Eric Holder announced today new guidance for states and localities that is meant to improve the education of youths in juvenile detention facilities and protect their civil rights.
December 01, 2014
The president plans to order agencies to set new training and oversight requirements for federal programs that provide military equipment to local police departments, including some school police.