(Reuters) - Students at all Boston public high schools may soon be able to obtain free condoms at the front office - as long as they sit through a few minutes of counseling about safe sex - under a policy due to be voted on Wednesday by the school boar...
Do you wish we knew a way to improve the health of at-risk mothers, and make it likelier that their kids will be safe at home and ready to succeed when they enter school?
If you think there is a “war on Christmas” you’ll love the bill signed by Rick Perry created by outraged Republicans in response to the phrase “holiday tree.” And it will now be safe to say “Merry Christmas” in public schools. Surrounded by sleigh bell-ringing Santa Claus impersonators, Gov. Rick Perry on Thursday signed a [...]
For some slice of American women who are mothers, "having it all" conjures up notions of marriage, a family, a professional position, a home in a safe neighborhood with a decent school system and opportunities to live a better life down the road. Show More Summary
Post by Jeanne Sager When mom Natasha Crutchfield sent her 8-year-old son to school, she thought he'd be safe. He was going to SCHOOL. But then her son came home from his San Antonio, Texas school and told her he'd been duct-taped to a chair for three hours by a teacher who said he was too "rowdy." Appropriate discipline? Not on your life. Show More Summary
Fairfax County schools and sports officials have been very attentive to the growing concern about head trauma in football, including seminars for parents and the Centreville youth football league being one of the first three in the nation to try out the new "Heads Up" tackling program. Show More Summary
“I’m considering grad school” is a safe option. “I left my job because it just wasn’t for me,” is another option.
(Reuters) - The state of Oklahoma will encourage but not require residents to build safe rooms or tornado shelters, after 43 people died in massive storms over the last two weeks, Governor Mary Fallin said on Tuesday.
As demolition work began Thursday on Plaza Towers elementary school in Moore, Okla., remnants of life before tragedy struck were visible. Signs that read "believe, reach, love, dream, succeed." Cabinet doors from classrooms. Reminders that an ugly pile of rubble was a plac …
Holding her daughter's hand to make sure she got in safely, Halle Berry dropped off Nahla at school on Wednesday (May 29). The "Monster's Ball" star wore a black top draped over her baby bump and black sandals as she walked with her adorable 4-year-old girl. Next month, the 46-year-old actress will bump it to Paris for a special accolade. Show More Summary
More Kevin Simmons: The Dallas Morning News ran an op-ed I wrote about where to spend tornado safety funds. The most tragic element of last week’s tornado in Moore was that an EF-5 tornado, an extremely rare event, hit two elementary schools with full force. Few structures are designed for...
Married by 25. Kids by 27. We’d be virgins for you, we swore. I was supposed to find you straight of high school, maybe in college. And I’d fall asleep imagining your strong arms keeping me safe. Are you looking for me, too?
I'm sure being a new mother has an impact on my opinion. Before we had my daughter, my husband and I were more likely to go stand outside and stare at the sky in a storm than get our safety gear and flashlights together. Okay, we'reShow More Summary
Police said they searched the high school in Thornton, Colo. and turned up nothing
It was as bad as it gets. The places we consider safe suddenly looked like a war zone. Teachers used their own bodies to shield students, keeping them safe from falling debris as an entire school collapsed upon them.
Post by Linda Sharps I just managed to completely freak myself out by glancing at my first grader's calendar, because exactly who authorized the last day of school to be in less than THREE WEEKS AWAY? Oh god, summer break's almost here. Show More Summary
The Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network has named Disney/ABC Television Group’s EVP Global Communications as chairman of its board. GLSEN is a leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students. Show More Summary
A bunch of you who grew up sitting in hallways during tornado warnings wrote in yesterday about Moore, Oklahoma. Neither of the two schools hit by a tornado this week had special "safe rooms" for protection from storms. The students and teachers took shelter the same way they ha …
Skirts and boots. This was my daily uniform until I started cycling. Can you wear a skirt on a bike gracefully? Can style be safe? I needed to know more. Leading a Trade School Edinburgh session on the bikeable style and with an ideas board of skirt patterns and winter tips in tow, I realized something. Show More Summary
The Huffington Post has an illuminating post about the two schools where children died, which did not have safe rooms built into their structures. [ more › ]