Best Practices for Responding to Cyberbullying Reports

Best Practices for Responding to Cyberbullying Reports

In most states, schools are legally required to develop procedures to respond to bullying and cyberbullying. However, the right course of action isn’t always clear. There are many ways to handle a cyberbullying report, but not all of them will result in the best...
School Bullying Prevention Plans

School Bullying Prevention Plans

Bullying can take several different forms, and it can sometimes be difficult to spot. It’s important to be open about bullying, especially within a classroom. If students learn what kinds of actions, words and behaviors could be hurtful to their peers, bullying...
How Schools Can Stop Inappropriate Teacher/Student Relationships

How Schools Can Stop Inappropriate Teacher/Student Relationships

The number of inappropriate student/teacher relationships is on the rise. Terry Abbott, former chief of staff to Education Secretary Rod Paige, spoke about this epidemic with NOLA.com. In the United States, “[f]ifteen times a week,” he said, “a...
Monitoring Versus Filtering Software: What Does Your School Need?

Monitoring Versus Filtering Software: What Does Your School Need?

Maintaining a safe learning environment is necessary to students’ mental and physical well-being. It’s also necessary according to recently updated school safety laws. And with the ever-increasing presence of the internet in schools, it’s essential...