Security

6/14/2012

6/14/2012

A relatively tiny donation from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has created quite a stir over the past several days.

6/12/2012

6/12/2012

The armPad and iDrawer by SMARTdesks secure iPads in the classroom. 

6/8/2012

6/8/2012

Well, it's that time of year again. Time to stash a dead fish somewhere to stink up the school hallways. Time to drop tennis balls on the heads of people in the lobby. Time to cover your soon-to-be alma mater with Post-It notes.

6/1/2012

6/1/2012

Does tracking school children with computer chips make them more safe - or more vulnerable?

5/30/2012

5/30/2012

Rolando Zaragoza, 21, was 15 years old when he came to the United States, enrolled in an Oxnard school and first heard the term "Oaxaquita." Little Oaxacan, it means, and it was not used kindly.

5/30/2012

With her hair in a ponytail and her smile quick and wide, it's hard to tell that high school junior Donyell Hollins has been pulling all-nighters for most of the semester to take care of her infant daughter.

5/24/2012

5/24/2012

Acting out of what the judge called "colossal insensitivity," former Rutgers student Dharun Ravi was sentenced to 30 days in jail on Monday for spying on and invading the privacy of his roommate.

5/24/2012

A judge grants a major legal victory to the school officials demonized by the documentary.

5/22/2012

5/22/2012

Amid the buzz over the Facebook IPO, the ever-evolving theories about how Twitter is reshaping our communications and speculation about where the next social media-enabled protest or revolution will occur, there is an important question we've largely ignored.

5/22/2012

In his Pulitzer Prize–winning book, Anti-Intellectualism in American Life, Richard Hofstadter characterized writing on education in the United States as a literature of acid criticism and bitter complaint….

5/18/2012

5/18/2012

Miami Dade Public Schools Police Chief Charles Hurley is accused of directing officers to Baker Act rather than arrest students to make it appear that crimes have decreased under his watch.

5/16/2012

5/16/2012

Washington County civil court trial involving middle-school bullying ended in favor of the Beaverton (Wash.) School District last week. 

5/15/2012

5/15/2012

About 9,000 Cincinnati Public School students are seeing an anti-bullying documentary that stirred debate over its initial rating restricting children under 17 from seeing it without an adult.

5/14/2012

5/14/2012

Bully Buster USA has partnered with Iconosys, Inc. to launch Word Bully 3.0, the ultimate app and means of self-defense in the battle against bullying and cyber-bullying.

5/9/2012

5/9/2012

Lake Forest (Del.) School District is kicking the obesity epidemic. Schools should, they believe, be a cornerstone of the nation's obesity battle.

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