| Apr 16, 2015
| 12:35 PM
The outcry over the confrontation between Hinsdale High School District 86 Board member Claudia Manley and people handing out campaign material outside Hinsdale South High School is boiling over, rather than subsiding.
At Monday's meeting, people...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 10:08 AM
Bowie's Daniel Coleman knows all about bullying. The 13-year-old Benjamin Tasker Middle School student was one among hundreds of kids who attended Thursday's "Stop Bullying in its Tracks" rally at the Six Flags amusement park near Bowie.
But he didn't...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 10:48 AM
Parents need to know that ”A Girl Like Her” is a fictionalized documentary-style film about two teen girls: a high school sophomore who attempts suicide and the other 16-year-old who’s revealed to be her bully. Unlike the actual ...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 7:12 AM
A senior at Hinsdale South High School has started an online petition to oust Claudia Manley from the Hinsdale High School District 86 Board.
Marissa Dupont of Burr Ridge accuses Manley of harassing and bullying her while she was handing out campaign...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Math teacher Christian Zsilavetz wants to work at a school where he can be himself — somewhere he can mention that he used to play girls basketball or was married to a man.
Last year, when he asked his then-principal at a private school whether he...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 1:49 PM
Excessive micromanaging. Unrealistic deadlines. Swearing, paranoia and public humiliations. Most will read this list and think "My boss is being exposed!"
But if this is your work environment — or, more importantly, if you perceive this as your...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 11:42 AM
The Maine Township High School District 207 is expected to adopt a new set of procedures dealing with transgender and gender nonconforming students.
During the March 2 meeting, the district Board of Education held a first reading for the proposed...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 9:50 AM
A Massachusetts high school principal said cyberbullies who targeted some of his students are worse than the insurgents he fought in Iraq and vowed the anonymous posters would be found and punished.
Joshua Romano, principal of Murdock Middle/High School...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 3:45 PM
The Elgin School District U46 is considering changes in its discipline and behavior code that would affect everything from political demonstrations to cyber-bullying to teen dating violence to keeping athletes from suffering concussions.
| Feb 24, 2015
| 10:47 AM
"No, never, not here," is the mantra two gatherings of Deerfield and Highland Park parents heard recently.
Those words were spoken time after time by author Barbara Coloroso Feb. 18 to more than 40 people at Deerfield High School, coaching parents how...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 6:30 PM
As local school districts and public-safety officials move onward with initiatives to prevent violence from reaching classrooms, state lawmakers have announced plans to work with mental health professionals to help children with mental illness in the...