How robots bring homebound Maryland students into the classroom
Since originally being honored in 2017 as a District of Distinction, Anne Arundel County Public Schools has expanded its telepresence robot initiative, increasing the number of units available for homebound students to stay connected to classmates and in-school activities.
School dress codes continue to generate controversy
Dress codes in Washington, D.C., public schools continue to disproportionately impact black girls, according one report. Elsewhere, districts are removing references to gender in dress codes and allowing students more leeway over what they wear to class.
Bullying is increasing, and in some districts could lead to lawsuits and parental fines
Student bullying in schools is increasing, despite district leaders creating anti-bullying programs to address the problem. And when schools fail to address bullying, lawsuits and even parental fines could result.