A nonprofit organization in Terra Haute, Ind., has launched a program that gets students and school staff to praise acts of kindness they witness at school.
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March 01, 2013
February 28, 2013
The Education Department tells schools how they can address gender-based violence that can affect students' academic performance.
February 28, 2013
The district must stop using school police for discipline issues that school administrators can handle and stop suspending students out of school for minor misbehavior, among other steps.
February 27, 2013
To improve school safety, schools need more counselors, better communication between students and adults, and additional, thoughtful emergency planning, but not armed teachers, a House committee was told Wednesday.
February 26, 2013
The American Academy of Pediatrics' call for a shift in school discipline policies is the latest action in a movement to change how students are disciplined in school.
February 22, 2013
The legislation would require schools to adopt policies that specifically ban harassment against students for their perceived race, gender, sexual identity, and religion, among other reasons.
February 21, 2013
The Harlem Shake is the hot new thing on YouTube, but students making their own videos have already faced suspension.
February 19, 2013
School-based police officers and school administrators will first have to try to de-escalate school incidents whenever possible and determine what really requires police involvement.
February 11, 2013
The Cleveland, Ohio, district now heeds the early signs students may be in trouble, revamped in-school suspension, and installed a social-emotional learning program for all elementary students.
February 06, 2013
A series of Education Week articles in recent months highlights some districts' approaches to shifting away from out-of-school suspension and expulsion.