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March 2018 Archives

Florida parents: Would you pay a fine if your child misbehaves?

Bullying is a pervasive problem all across the country. It doesn't just happen in the playground or on the bus, either. Thanks to tools like the Internet and text messaging apps, it's easier than ever for kids to engage in bullying no matter where they are.

4 reasons why parents might appeal a student's suspension

When a school or teacher penalizes a child, parents can be very upset. In some cases, they are upset with their child for making a mistake or decision that resulted in disciplinary acts, like suspension. In other cases, though, they could be upset with the school or teacher who handed down a punishment they feel is unfair or unjustified.

National protests have support, to an extent

Today, students across the country will be participating in a National School Walkout to honor the memory of the 17 people killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School almost a month ago. The walkout is also one of protest, with students and supporters demanding action from lawmakers to pass measures that can prevent similar events in the future.

Accommodations: They only work if schools provide them

Accommodations for students with special needs can be the difference between achieving academic goals and falling short. As parents want their children to be successful and happy, helping them to achieve their goals by securing necessary accommodations is an essential task.

Fighting Suspensions: 3 Questions To Ask

Your child, a high school student, was given an out-of-school suspension following a behavior issue in class. The teacher was fed up with your child “disrupting” by talking back and questioning authority and recommended a suspension as the solution.