School Police Officer Shoots Knife-Wielding Nevada Student, Officials Say – Rules for Engagement – Education Week

9 Dec

The student was transported to a local hospital, where he remained in critical condition Thursday. The officer, who works for the district-run police department, was placed on paid administrative leave pending an external investigation by the Reno Police Department. View … Read More »

PISA Provides Peek at How Attendance, School Climate May Affect Achievement – Rules for Engagement – Education Week

7 Dec

The newest results on the international PISA test show how factors like attendance and school climate correlate with academic achievement. View full post on Education Week: Bullying #pso #htcs #b4inc Read More

Supreme Court to Weigh Whether Pension Rules Apply to Church Schools, Hospitals

5 Dec

The justices will decide whether religious affiliates must adhere to the federal law that regulates private pension plans or whether a “church plan” exemption still applies. View full post on The School Law Blog – Education Week #pso #htcs #b4inc … Read More »

School Shootings: Sandy Hook Promise Ad Shares Warning Signs for Gun Violence – Rules for Engagement – Education Week

3 Dec

The Sandy Hook Promise released a powerful new ad this week with a surprise twist that calls on viewers to look for the early warning signs of gun violence. View full post on Education Week: Bullying #pso #htcs #b4inc Read … Read More »

LGBT Students: Five Possible Effects of Trump’s Presidency, Ed. Secretary Choice – Rules for Engagement – Education Week

29 Nov

How will Donald Trump’s stances on education, which stress a scaled back federal role, and the appointment of voucher advocate Betsy DeVos as education secretary affect LGBT students? View full post on Education Week: Bullying #pso #htcs #b4inc Read More

After Chattanooga School Bus Crash, Officials Renew Push for Seat Belts – Rules for Engagement – Education Week

26 Nov

A deadly school bus crash in Chattanooga, Tenn., has rekindled a debate on seat belt mandates. Just six states have school bus seat belt requirements. Authorities have not yet concluded whether seat belts would have prevented injuries in the incident. … Read More »

Troubled by Post-Election School Climate, K-12 Groups to Issue ‘Call to Action’ – Rules for Engagement – Education Week

21 Nov

Several national K-12 groups will encourage schools to respond to numerous reports of violence, harassment, and intimidation that have occurred since Donald Trump’s presidential election by reaffirming “the inclusive values that are the foundation of healthy learning cultures.” View full … Read More »

Superintendent’s Retweet About Students’ Post-Election Emotions Stirs Controversy – Rules for Engagement – Education Week

15 Nov

A Maryland lawmaker is pushing for a state ethics charge against Baltimore County Superintendent Dallas Dance after he retweeted a call for schools to protect “non-white students” the day after the election. View full post on Education Week: Bullying #pso … Read More »