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Education November 12, 2019

Untapped Potential: Why Your Campus Needs a Mobile App

Amanda S., Editor

There's pretty much a mobile app for everything these days. From fitness to news and parking to food, there's really no topic left untouched. When it comes to schools, it's a slippery slope. Apps can provide endless opportunities for learning and ...

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Education October 17, 2019

Safe Social Media Use: What Teachers Can Do

Amanda S., Editor

When a child or teen runs into a problem, they generally turn to a close adult for guidance. Sometimes that's a parent, caregiver or other family member, and sometimes it's a trusted teacher. As a teacher, you have a hand in molding today's youth....

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Education, Home Life August 28, 2019

How to Spot the Warning Signs of Cyberbullying

Krystina C., Editor

Texting, apps, social media and online games are a big part of life for many kids and teens. While connecting online is cool, it also has serious risks. One of these is cyberbullying. What Is Cyberbullying? Cyberbullying is the use of technology...

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Education, Health & Wellness July 24, 2019

Campus Dating Safety: What Students Need to Know About Consent

Clarissa S., Editor

While most students understand that sexual assault is unacceptable, many don't know what is considered sexual assault. Students need a complete understanding of consent to create a safe campus culture. The six Cs of consent, listed below, can help...

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Education August 23, 2018

Putting the Brakes on School Bus Bullying

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Parents send their kids to school to learn, play and build lasting friendships. But, sadly, bullying has become a reality in many of our schools' hallways, playgrounds and school buses. That’s right – at least 10% of children have reported being b...

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Education July 26, 2018

Reshaping Campus Culture: The 6 Cs of Consent Your Students Need to Know

Julia S., Editor

As students start getting ready to head back to their college campus for a new school year, some sobering facts still remain: 1 in 5 women and 1 in 16 men are sexually assaulted while in college – and most of these assaults are committed by someon...

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Education March 22, 2018

The Risks Are Real: Be Alert to Campus Crime

Katherine E., Editor

College campuses can give students a sense of security and comradery, even when students are strangers. But substance abuse, sexual assault and theft are just a few of the problems students will likely encounter in college. Having the proper resou...

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Education February 6, 2018

The Clery Act Is Creating Safer Campuses: Is Your Institution Complying with It?

Julia S., Editor

Campus safety is a real concern for students: 1 in 5 women and 1 in 16 men are sexually assaulted while in college (National Sexual Violence Resource Center). The Clery Act requires all public and private institutions of postsecondary education...

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Education January 24, 2018

American Schools Can Join the Fight Against Child Trafficking

Christina D., Senior Editor

Slavery does not exist only in history books. Several million people are, today, victims of a modern-day form of slavery called human trafficking. Many of these victims are children. According to the National Center for Missing & Exploi...

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Education January 16, 2018

Protect Your Students: Develop Strategies to Increase Campus Safety for a Healthy College Experience

Julia S., Editor

All students deserve to be and feel safe at school. It is our job to do everything in our power to ensure that is the case. To do so, we need to understand our current campus safety landscape and take the appropriate measures to prevent violence –...

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