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Do You Know a Child Who’s Been Forcibly Restrained at School?

Do You Know a Child Who’s Been Forcibly Restrained at School? | The Student Union | Scoop.it
Help ProPublica investigate the use of forcible holds and seclusion in public schools by sharing your story.
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The Good Guy With a Gun Fantasy is Just a Fantasy - Esquire.com

The Good Guy With a Gun Fantasy is Just a Fantasy - Esquire.com | The Student Union | Scoop.it
More guns doesn’t just mean more gun violence, it means more gun mistakes. We are just human beings, after all. Even the ones with pure hearts and heroic aspirations are capable of carelessness....
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Officials Fighting Release Of Parkland Shooting Videos - The Huffington Post

Officials Fighting Release Of Parkland Shooting Videos - The Huffington Post | The Student Union | Scoop.it

The videos may show officers who've been criticized for failing to engage the alleged gunman.

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The gun business gets shunned by Corporate America - CBS News

The gun business gets shunned by Corporate America - CBS News | The Student Union | Scoop.it

In the wake of high-profile mass shootings, Corporate America has been taking a stand against the firearms industry amid a lack of action by lawmakers on gun control. Payment processing firms are limiting transactions, Bank of America (BAC) stopped providing financing to companies that make AR-style guns, and retailers like Walmart (WMT) and Dick's Sporting Goods (DKS) imposed age restrictions on gun purchases.

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School groups condemn Trump family separation policy - Politico.com

School groups condemn Trump family separation policy - Politico.com | The Student Union | Scoop.it
“It is troubling that so many children are being held apart from any contact with their parents or family members and without access to those daily comforts of home,” Alberto Carvalho, the superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools, wrote in a letter on Tuesday to DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen that was copied to other Trump administration officials including HHS Secretary Alex Azar and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.
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Opinion | The Two Biggest Problems With College - The New York Times

Opinion | The Two Biggest Problems With College - The New York Times | The Student Union | Scoop.it
American higher-education policy has two overarching problems. We don’t spend enough money on college education for middle-class and poor students. And we don’t demand enough accountability from colleges.
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Lawmaker questions whether NRA influenced Trump's school safety commission - ABC News

"..You could not assure me that the National Rifle Association (NRA) would not influence the Commission's process," Sen. Patty Murray wrote Education Sec. Betsy Devos.
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Does the media have a problem with coverage of mass shootings? - BBC News

Does the media have a problem with coverage of mass shootings? - BBC News | The Student Union | Scoop.it
Parkland students reignite debate on whether the media is reporting on mass shootings responsibly.
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Betsy DeVos Says School Safety Commission Won't Look At Role Of Guns In School Shootings - The Huffington Post

Betsy DeVos Says School Safety Commission Won't Look At Role Of Guns In School Shootings - The Huffington Post | The Student Union | Scoop.it

The secretary of education said the commission is not charged with focusing on firearms.

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Man nabbed for ‘sextortion’ of college student in Rizal | Inquirer News

Man nabbed for ‘sextortion’ of college student in Rizal | Inquirer News | The Student Union | Scoop.it
A man was arrested in Angono town in Rizal province on Sunday for allegedly harassing a female college student by threatening to post a video of their sexual activity online.
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Faculty call for USC president's resignation over alleged sexual abuse by campus gynecologist - CBS News

Faculty call for USC president's resignation over alleged sexual abuse by campus gynecologist - CBS News | The Student Union | Scoop.it
The university said over the last few days it has received around 200 reports about campus gynecologist Dr.George Tyndall...
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Seeing rape: sexual assault takes center stage in new productions | The Guardian

Seeing rape: sexual assault takes center stage in new productions | The Guardian | The Student Union | Scoop.it
A course dissecting problematic tropes surrounding rape in books, TV and film also sees students creating their own stage productions in opposition...
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Betsy DeVos busted for her racist policies — by her own department -

Betsy DeVos busted for her racist policies — by her own department - | The Student Union | Scoop.it
A new report from Devos' own Department of Education exposes destructive racism in American schools.
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Dakota High School teacher ordered to repay $30,000 in embezzlement scandal - WXYZ.com

Dakota High School teacher ordered to repay $30,000 in embezzlement scandal - WXYZ.com | The Student Union | Scoop.it

A Dakota High School Spanish teacher plead no contest to embezzlement after being charged with stealing money from the school's homecoming dance and using that money at the casino. 

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School Shootings: Where Do We Go From Here? - TeachHub.com

School Shootings: Where Do We Go From Here? - TeachHub.com | The Student Union | Scoop.it

We examine the after-effects of the Parkland, Fla., school shooting, and the myriad of issues surrounding it.

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Parkland shooter's mom reportedly allowed him to buy guns, although experts advised against it - AOL News

Parkland shooter's mom reportedly allowed him to buy guns, although experts advised against it - AOL News | The Student Union | Scoop.it

The late mom of the Parkland shooting suspect, Nikolas Cruz, reportedly allowed her son to buy guns even though mental health counselors warned her not to.

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How to Talk to Your Kids About Gun Violence - PopSugar.com

How to Talk to Your Kids About Gun Violence - PopSugar.com | The Student Union | Scoop.it
Gun violence is nothing new in America, but devastating events like the Parkland school massacre can make it difficult to know how to talk to your children...
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WATCH: Arizona GOP candidate goes on racist rant over the lack of white kids in school - RawStory.com

WATCH: Arizona GOP candidate goes on racist rant over the lack of white kids in school - RawStory.com | The Student Union | Scoop.it
Republican David Stringer warned that immigration will have a negative impact on white kids during a speech in Arizona on Monday, reported the Phoenix New Times. While speaking at the Yavapai County Republican Men’s Forum, he said immigration is an “existential threat” to America.
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Betsy DeVos’ smoking gun of ignorance - HechingerReport.org

Betsy DeVos’ smoking gun of ignorance - HechingerReport.org | The Student Union | Scoop.it
The most obvious thing to do is to study the causes of mass shootings, in school and elsewhere, and then pass legislation to fix the problem. Yet Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos doesn’t agree.
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Disturbing nursery rhyme teaches kindergartners how to survive a school shooting | Daily Mail Online

Disturbing nursery rhyme teaches kindergartners how to survive a school shooting | Daily Mail Online | The Student Union | Scoop.it

Georgy Cohen posted a picture of the rhyme which was hanging up in the kindergarten class in Somerville, Massachusetts, that her five-year-old daughter will attend in the fall.

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Trump's whole school safety group ditches first public listening session - ShareBlue.com

Trump's whole school safety group ditches first public listening session - ShareBlue.com | The Student Union | Scoop.it

“It is odd, and perhaps a bit disrespectful, that the secretary would plan a public listening session on a day she knew she would be leaving the country,” Bob Farrace of the National Association of Secondary School Principals, told Vice.

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University of Southern California president quits in gynaecology scandal - BBC.co.uk

University of Southern California president quits in gynaecology scandal - BBC.co.uk | The Student Union | Scoop.it

The resignation follows allegations of sexual misconduct by a university doctor and a cover-up.

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Betsy DeVos Is Demanding Taxpayer Money For Religious Schools - TheMaven.net

Betsy DeVos Is Demanding Taxpayer Money For Religious Schools - TheMaven.net | The Student Union | Scoop.it
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos argued last week that religious schools should benefit from public funding.
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Christian college president covered up son’s horrendously sexist and racist behavior — and punished accusers: suits - RawStory.com 

Christian college president covered up son’s horrendously sexist and racist behavior — and punished accusers: suits - RawStory.com  | The Student Union | Scoop.it
A Christian university president was accused of covering up his son’s sexist and racist abuse — and retaliating against one of his accusers. Mark Smith and his son, Doug Smith, were each named along with senior staffers at Ohio Christian University in two federal lawsuits alleging workplace...
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Teens 'plotted Columbine-style attack' at North Yorkshire school - BBC News 

Teens 'plotted Columbine-style attack' at North Yorkshire school - BBC News  | The Student Union | Scoop.it
Prosecutors allege they "worshipped" students behind the Columbine High school shootings in the US.
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College claims 1,200 women on campus will be sexually assaulted. It's using the wrong statistics. - TheCollegefix.com

College claims 1,200 women on campus will be sexually assaulted. It's using the wrong statistics. - TheCollegefix.com | The Student Union | Scoop.it

Sexual Assault Awareness Month flyers don't give sources for plethora of bold claims.

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