UPDATE: As reported in the New York Post [https://nypost.com/2019/03/07/teacher-gets-substantial-settlement-over-student-abuse-at-her-schools/amp/?__twitter_impression=true] , a New York City teacher, Aida Sehic, who complained of horrific racial, sexual, and physical abuse from students [https://nypost.com/2018/09/11/immigrant-teacher-claims-middle-school-students-picked-on-her/] has settled a lawsuit against the
Unlike most solutions that are primarily for school counselors or law enforcement, the C-SSRS can be utilized by everyone. This means everyone can be part of the solution to preventing school violence and suicide.
U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos met with supporters and critics of an Obama-era directive [https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/letters/colleague-201401-title-vi.pdf] on school discipline on Wednesday. Secretary DeVos is considering changes to the directive and possibly repealing the guidelines outlined therein. That 2014 directive, issued
Today is the day. March 24th, 2018.March For Our Lives [https://marchforourlives.com] is happening in over 800 cities around the globe. Not coincidentally, I was a guest on Cavuto Live [http://www.foxnews.com/shows/cavuto-live.html] on FNC [http://foxnews.com] because I have suggested that there
Yesterday I had an opportunity to talk about #WalkUp on national TV. I was invited to be on the Michaela Pereira show on @HLNTV. The idea behind #WalkUp is not mine. In fact, I saw it on a Facebook post from a friend of a friend. Here is what inspired
[https://ryanpetty.com/content/images/wordpress/2018/03/TreeofKindness.jpg] Our daughter Alaina Petty attended Wilder Elementary when we live in the Seattle area. Mrs. Tavener, one of Alaina’s teachers at Wilder Elementary, heard about our call for kindness in the wake of Alaina’s death at Marjory Stoneman