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Cyberbullying study one of the first to research elementary school-aged youth

Cyberbullying studies are a dime a dozen, but not so for cyberbullying studies about elementary school students. One of the first of its kind was …

Murders fall 42 percent in America's deadliest city: Chicago

Three months after Chicago notched the most murders in the nation, officials are touting a dramatic downturn in crime.<p>In the first quarter of the year, murders dropped 42 percent over the same period last year and shootings were down 27 percent -- reductions that authorities say were fueled by …

What Americans Keep Ignoring About Finland's School Success

The Scandinavian country is an education superpower because it values equality more than excellence.<p><i>The Scandinavian country is an education superpower because it values equality more than excellence.</i><p>Sergey Ivanov/Flickr<p>Everyone agrees the United States needs to improve its education system …

Chinese Gaming Addict Has Spent the Last 6 Years in an Internet Cafe

China’s growing problem with internet and video game addiction is probably best described by the case of Li Meng, a young man who has virtually been …

SEALED DOCUMENTS REVEAL SANDY HOOK SHOOTER EVIL INTENT

<b>Authorities released redacted search-warrant documents in the Dec. 14 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School Thursday detailing killer ADAM LANZA's</b> …

Facebook is testing out a new button

It seems like Facebook is just testing out a whole bunch of new features, and it doesn’t look like it has any intention of stopping anytime soon. …

After 8 years, YouTube is finally shutting down

No, not really. In celebration of April Fool’s Day, YouTube went all out with their (highly unbelievable) prank. Now some of you may be saying, …

Female tourists shun India after rape attack

Women travelers have turned their back on India after the notorious gang rape and murder of a Delhi student in December highlighted the scale of sexual violence in the country.<p>A survey by Indian chambers of commerce found a 35 per cent decline in the numbers of female foreign tourists since the 23 …

Frequent moves tough on poor children

<b>CORNELL (US) —</b> Children who move three or more times before they turn five have more behavioral problems than their peers—but only if they are from …

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Gun control: Obama invokes memory of Newtown in emotional plea

Barack Obama rejected criticism on Thursday that he has delayed too long on gun reform, allowing memories of the Newtown shooting to fade and …

New N.Y. gun law's opt-out forms overwhelm clerks

Tens of thousands of New York gun owners want to keep their names out of public records.<p>ALBANY, N.Y. — County clerks around New York say tens of thousands of pistol permit opt-out forms are flooding their offices as a state deadline nears for their completion.<p>But the counties have received no state …

Why Eye Contact Still Matters In The Age of Email

I teach a college level journalism class. Last semester one of my students, unhappy about the grade I gave her on a paper, sent me a scathing email …

National School Boards Association

<i>April 19, 2018</i><p>On April 17, 2018, Adam Liptak of <i>The New York Times</i> reported on the U.S. Supreme Court oral argument in <i>South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc.</i>, …

New research: Kids are overusing the word “bullying”

Are you tired of bullying? It seems like every time we turn around, yet another behavior is described that way. The word is sometimes used to …

Responding to Psychological Bullying

It would be nice if anytime bullying happened in a school, a large, blinking sign identified it as such. Now, you may think that that’s not …