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Student Safety

How Fear Governs Our Work with Students and What to Do

Tim Elmore | Posted 02.18.2014 | Education
Tim Elmore

If you ask the average parent or teacher about school safety these days, their reply would most likely indicate how fearful they are. It's easy to conclude school has never been a more dangerous place. I mean, it's true, isn't it?

Is Football Just Too Dangerous?

Larry Strauss | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Larry Strauss

Should there even be high school football? Just asking that question is probably an affront to players and their fans at every level. But I'm asking because the question needs to be asked. Because don't we put student safety above all else?

Mobile Meth Lab Found On School Playground

Posted 12.25.2012 | Education

A group of first-graders at Mitchell-Neilson Primary School in Murfreesboro, Tenn. had their recess cut short this week when their teacher found remna...

1 in 6 U.S. Students Age 12 Are Victims Of Dating Violence

Reuters | Posted 05.29.2012 | Education

By Cynthia Johnston March 29 (Reuters) - U.S. middle School students age 12 have experienced alarming rates of physical violence at th...

School Bans Girl With Cerebral Palsy From Using Walker

Posted 05.26.2012 | Education

A Texas mother is planning to file a lawsuit against New Caney Independent School District after her daughter's special education director said the 5-...

Community Shaken By Shooting, Police Killing Of Middle School Boy

The Associated Press | Christopher Sherman | Posted 03.07.2012 | Education

The Associated Press BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The Rev. Jorge Gomez was counseling worried parents and frightened students late into the night the day...

Why Don't School Buses Have Seat Belts?

msn.com | Alex Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Ashley Brown, 16, and Alicia Bonura, 18, both of Beaumont, Texas, died March 29, 2006. They were on a bus carrying their West Brook High School soccer...

Have Your Say: Who Is Responsible When Students Disappear?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

When a student disappears from school, or is left on a school bus, or drowns on a school field trip, who should be held accountable? N.M. mother Sara...