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Former Mayor: Call Made to Stop High School Hazing

Former Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski blistered East High School administrators to take necessary measures to stop hazing younger students.

Weber State Professor Put on Leave

Weber State Professor Put on Leave

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.

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New Jersey Anti-Bullying Law May Not Pass Before End Of Legislative Session, Mother Warns

Dianne Grossman is afraid that Mallory’s Law, named after her 12-year-old daughter who died by suicide, will be overlooked by legislators who do not agree with some elements of the bill.

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App Uses Voice Commands to Video Record Emergency Situations in Classrooms

The app, Covert Alert, uses voice-activated phrases to send the user’s exact location to five contacts and begins a live audio recording of what’s going on around you.

Ohio House of Representatives Passes Bill Requiring School Districts to Address Youth Suicide

Ohio House of Representatives Passes Bill Requiring School Districts to Address Youth Suicide

If signed into law, the measure would require districts to establish a threat-assessment team and teach students about violence prevention and identifying depression.

Two 12-year-old girls arrested, another sought for assaulting a teacher and a student in California

Two 12-year-old girls arrested, another sought for assaulting a teacher and a student in California

Officials identified three 12-year-old girls who entered into a classroom and began to assault another female student and the teacher.

Colorado School Shooting Suspect Says He Was Pressured to Carry Out May Attack

Colorado School Shooting Suspect Says He Was Pressured to Carry Out May Attack

At an evidentiary hearing on Tuesday, Devon Erickson’s lawyer claimed that his co-defendant threatened him and coerced him into using cocaine prior to the shooting in a Denver suburb.

Pennsylvania Safe 2 Say Something Program Receives More Than 23,000 Tips

Pennsylvania Safe 2 Say Something Program Receives More Than 23,000 Tips

The Safe 2 Say Something program was only used for about half of the school year, but in the time it was used, it received more than 23,000 tips.



Teacher Suffers Anaphylactic Shock After So-Called Prank by Students

Teacher Suffers Anaphylactic Shock After So Called Prank by Students

An art teacher nearly died after three middle schoolers decided to play a prank on her using her severe food allergy – bananas.

Minnesota Researchers Take Holistic Approach to Solving School Violence

Minnesota Researchers Take Holistic Approach to Solving School Violence

In a recent school safety training, Minnesota researchers focused their efforts on teaching about mental health and approaching students’ emotional needs, rather than teaching about physical security measures.

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