• Posts Tagged ‘school safety’

    Should cyberbullying be a crime?

    cyberbullying poster

    In March, 2015, a bill was introduced in the Alabama legislature proposing to make student cyberbullying a crime. Attempts in a few other states have failed to pass the constitutional test as applied to the First Amendment right of free speech. If passed, the law …

    Take a Stand Against Gun Violence

    Candlelight Vigil

    Sunday, December 14, 2014 marks the second anniversary of the Newtown disaster in Connecticut. You may recall that a lone gunman, 20-year-old Adam Lanza, entered the Sandy Hook Elementary School and proceeded to shoot and kill six adults and 20 six and seven year old …

    Sharp 4th-grader uncovers pencil gaffe

    anti-drug message on pencils

    When ten-year-old Kodi Mosier sharpened his pencil at school, he noticed the anti-drug message printed on it changed considerably. It went from “Too Cool to Do Drugs” to “Cool to Do Drugs.” Further sharpening led to “Do Drugs.” This was not the intent of the …

  • Yearbook photos may include weapons

    senior portait with gun

    In view of school shootings and gun violence across the country, this is a twist on the usual high school graduation photo. The school board of Broken Bow Public Schools in Nebraska voted unanimously in October, 2014 to allow seniors to pose for their senior …

    10 Back to School Laws Every Student Should Know

    Back to School

    It’s back to school season, so we’ve compiled a list of laws that every student should know about. We hear from many children and teenagers throughout the year who have either been disciplined at school or are concerned about their rights in the school setting. …

    Jokes about weapons aren’t funny

    Nicholas Goettl

    An 18-year-old Arizona student tweeted a message regarding his senior prank. Nicholas Goettl from Boulder Creek High School wrote, “For my senior prank I’m going to bring an AR15 to school and kill everyone.” How do you think this went over? Nicholas was interviewed by …

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