Snitches get stitches. A news story about bullying has been tugging at my heartstrings the past few days. A kid’s black eye—and the repeated euphemism—makes me wonder how bullies feel in the aftermath of a sickening attack.
As schools begin to welcome students back in full force, there is increased attention on learners’ physical and mental wellbeing.
- By Dr. Robert Darzynkiewicz
A youth soccer tournament in Salt Lake City, Utah, was disrupted this weekend when a parent displayed a firearm, according to authorities. Local police are still trying to uncover the details of the situation that sent players, parents and other spectators running for cover.
A shooting at an Albuquerque, N.M., middle school on Friday, Aug. 13, left one student dead and the suspect in custody. Police say the incident at Washington Middle School took place at lunch as the victim tried to prevent another student from being bullied.
The pandemic has intensified concerns about student mental health and well-being.
Authorities say that six students and one mother entered a Greensboro, N.C., high school on Tuesday, May 25, to target and beat up a 14-year-old student. The mother faces charges of first-degree trespassing and inciting a riot.
The most recent Navigate360 and Zogby Strategies Safety and Wellbeing Poll shows the growing teen anxiety brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on America’s economy, culture and daily life.
Schools around the country are now required to comply with the Department of Education’s new Title IX regulations, which are massively impactful in the critical area of how to handle reports of sexual harassment.
- By Sarah Ford, Josh Whitlock
Former Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski blistered East High School administrators to take necessary measures to stop hazing younger students.
Scott Senjo, a tenured professor at Weber State University (WSU), has been put on leave following social media tweets that university officials call “abhorrent.” He has been relieved of his duties, and removed from teaching classes.