Bullying has been a serious problem in schools and neighborhoods for as long as anyone can remember, and adolescents and teens are at the highest risk for becoming victims of this behavior. In junior high and high school, when kids are between the ages of 13 and 17, they...
Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old man, was shot and killed by a police officer on Aug. 9 in Ferguson,...
With funding from the U.S. Department of Education, Mathematica Policy Research is issuing a request for proposals inviting principal professional development providers to participate in a large-scale impact study. The goal of the evaluation is to determine whether a specific...
Educators know bullying programs are important — but how do we know if all the necessary concepts are in place? According to the literature on bullying, there are 16 key steps principals should take to strengthen bullying prevention programs.
Nearly three years after more than 600 Texas school districts filed litigation challenging the state's school finance system, a Travis County district judge has ruled in their favor. In an almost 400-page opinion, District Court Judge John Dietz of Austin said that the state's...
A piece of legislation aimed at asking California voters to overturn a 16-year-old state law that restricts the use of bilingual education in California's public schools has made it out of the legislature and now awaits action from...
On August 20, the first results of the 2014 PDK/Gallup Poll of the Public Attitudes Toward the Public Schools were released. The report's overall conclusion is that Americans aren't convinced that federal involvement will improve public education. For example, 56 percent...
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