With suicides increasing, schools are on the front-line of teen suicide prevention. Here's advice on reducing suicides and reacting appropriately if a suicide does occur.
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December 04, 2018
December 03, 2018
A viral video of Dover, N.H., high school students singing a song about the Ku Klux Klan to the tune of "Jingle Bells" is causing outrage.
November 29, 2018
High school students believe their schools aren't adequately preparing them for challenges they will face after graduation, a new survey finds. They identify social and emotional factors as areas for improvement.
November 26, 2018
A Wisconsin district won't discipline students who appeared to do a Nazi salute in a viral photo. Can schools discipline students for off-campus speech?
November 14, 2018
Experts say schools can play a critical role in preventing suicide through education, support, and relationship building. This video explores one Virginia high school's approach.
November 12, 2018
A photo of students raising a Nazi salute spread quickly online Monday, sparking outrage from educators and even provoking a response from the Auschwitz Memorial.
September 26, 2018
Some researchers and advocates say it's often difficult for students to seek assistance from schools when they want to report a sexual assault, a concern that's become more urgent against the backdrop of the tumultuous Supreme Court confirmation process of Brett Kavanaugh who has been accused of sexual assault by three women.
July 24, 2018
As it works to heal from the Parkland school shooting, the Broward County school district in Florida plans to partner with Sandy Hook Promise to help prevent future violence.
June 21, 2018
One-by-one, experts speaking to a federal school safety commission addressed factors commonly blamed for school shootings: bullying, mental health issues, violent video games, and media coverage.
June 19, 2018
A group of 12 state education leaders will collaborate to identify "promising practices to stem the far too frequent incidences of school violence," the Council of Chief State School Officers announced Tuesday.