A federal appeals court has upheld a $1 million jury award against a New York district in a case involving persistent racial harassment of a student by his peers.
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December 04, 2012
November 29, 2012
Rather than their depression, behavior problems such as issues with attention, delinquency, and substance abuse hurt these students' grades.
November 28, 2012
In all, the agency said it received 28,971 complaints from 2009 to 2012, more than in any previous four-year period in its history. More than half were about disability issues.
November 06, 2012
"Real Time Coaching" puts mentor teachers right inside new teachers' ears.
October 31, 2012
The advocacy group that published the report encourages districts to be more judicious when punishing students via out-of-school suspension to misbehavior that affects student safety.
October 23, 2012
A Georgia pediatrician is attempting to improve "social equity" by prescribing ADHD medication to those struggling in school.
October 19, 2012
Louisiana's new bullying law may become an "administrative nightmare," according to the president of the Louisiana Association of School Superintendents.
October 17, 2012
In a preliminary study of sleep effects on emotional behavior, researchers found one hour of sleep extension improves disposition among students.
October 02, 2012
In this new venture, Education Week will explore classroom conduct, school climate, student engagement—and how all of these things affect learning and connect to one another.