Student-on-student sexual assault and harassment happens with alarming frequency in school bathrooms, on school playgrounds, and in the backs of school buses.
How do we protect academic freedom – especially during this era of ‘you’re fired – and also meet the goals of greater inclusion and openness?
Many students of color think school is unfair, but educators can help break the cycle of distrust that can harm long-term academic success.
Everything that goes on in a school is important, says Dr. James Comer, and custodians, bus drivers food service workers and nurses all play a vital role.
A positive school climate improves academic achievement, say experts. Creating and sustaining that environment is an essential and very complex task.
This is what educators and students are doing to make sure that ALL feel welcome, safe and valued in our schools.
As the focus on sexual assault intensifies, affirmative consent education is taking root on college campuses – and may soon extend to high schools.
According to a new study, 6th graders experience less bullying and do better academically at schools with wider grade spans.