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."
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March 14, 2016
Encouraging students' growth mindset is about more than just praising raw effort, Stanford Professor Carol Dweck said at an Education Week event. Read some tips and watch her full remarks here.
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 04, 2016
The officer was previously fired from his job as a sheriff's deputy after a wrongful Taser attack, and a court once granted his girlfriend a protective order against him, the Baltimore Sun reports.
March 03, 2016
Reno Principal Denise Hausauer wears a bell so students can hear her coming down the halls. "I want to catch them doing something good," she says.
March 02, 2016
A cell phone video shows a Baltimore City Schools police officer slapping, kicking, and swearing at a student. Civil rights groups say it's part of a larger national pattern of school police brutality against students of color.
February 22, 2016
Parsing through studies of 54 interventions at the primary school level, researchers from the University of Groningen, in the Netherlands, examined four different methods for improving classroom management.
February 09, 2016
Mean girls and demeaning boys on teen shows are linked to later real-life social aggression in teenagers, a new study finds.
February 03, 2016
Students in California's Clovis Unified School District say the district's dress code violates their classmates' rights to free expression and adheres to outdated gender norms.