Students in Vermont are signing up for a summer of civics – a new program designed to educate students about their shared civic heritage while connecting them with local government and historic sites.
The Oregon Department of Education launched a task force to delve deeper into bullying, and find creative ways to reduce incidents in the state’s schools.
Experts suggest “contract cheating” is on the rise.
Smartphones are making it easier for students to cheat in school, and several Ohio students and school officials recently discussed how it’s playing out and what educators can do about it.
As a school principal it can be difficult to quickly grasp how to handle a difficult situation. However, principal Karen Shaw had no doubts that she needed to do something for a student whose own mother referred to him as a “little sh**.”
Educators may wonder if efforts to encourage citizenship have any lasting effect. A recent study offers good news.
Hilderbrand Pelzer III once taught in a juvenile detention center. Now, as a principal, he says that student behavior in Philadelphia schools makes teaching harder than ever.
As school administrators grapple with how to establish school discipline, and avoid excessive use of suspensions, Donaldson Middle School in Louisiana takes an approach that motivates students and parents.
Botetourt County, Virginia students are literally reaping the fruits of their labor, and word is it’s delicious.
Last year, the area behind Central Academy Middle School was a barren strip of grass, but this year students are picking tomatoes, cucumbers and other veggies to supply the school salad bar.
Administrators at Wyoming’s Albany County School District #1 are building trust with students and parents by engaging them in important decisions about curriculum development and graduation requirements, among other issues.
Students at Holyoke High School are learning to work through conflicts and other life experiences in a constructive way – a new approach to school discipline that’s morphed into something much more.
Two recent incidents of Lake County, Florida students carrying knives to class is prompting school officials to step up efforts to promote the district’s anti-bullying hotline in October – National Bullying Prevention Month.