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.
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December 12, 2014
December 12, 2014
The key to mitigating racial biases in the classroom is for teachers to understand their students' culture, and that starts by understanding students' parents, educators say.
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.
November 26, 2014
This new network pulls people into dialogue, and will offer suggestions and resources that acknowledge the complex and diverse settings in which changing approaches to discipline need to develop.
November 25, 2014
The organization will advocate for new policies, meet with community leaders, and track use of such disciplinary measures in the state's schools.
November 24, 2014
Protestors claim school officials didn't properly handle allegations that a male student raped three female classmates and that they failed to address subsequent bullying.
November 19, 2014
The American Public Health Association urged funding of comprehensive sex education programs, adoption of evidence-based programs to prevent harrassment of LGBT youth, and federal regulations for electronic cigarettes.
November 14, 2014
Districts within the same state often show dramatic differences in their use of restraint and seclusion, according to a recent report from the Carsey Institute of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire.
November 12, 2014
The new policy comes as the district approved an agreement with federal civil rights officials to drive down disproportionate rates of discipline between minority students and their white peers.
November 03, 2014
A former FBI agent scoured students' social media posts as part of a greater school security effort, a report by AL.com says.