France to expand ban on phones in schools

Education officials in France recently banned mobile phones in elementary and middle schools starting next year, move educator minister Jean-Michel Blanquer frames as a “public health” issue.

Viral video spotlights bullying problem

A candid video of a Tennessee 6th-grader reflecting on the cruelty of his school tormentors has sparked a massive groundswell of support, from a GoFundMe campaign in his honor, to celebrity shout-outs and talk show appearances.

Virtual approaches to real-word problems

Nevada’s Office of Safe and Respectful Learning recently launched a new website for students and parents to report bullying online, raising questions about how the virtual approach will correct real-world problems in schools.

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