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History Channel’s Forensic Profiler Dale Yeager Publishes Book on Bullying for Amazon Kindle

3 MYTHS ABOUT BULLYING That Can Hurt Your Children Dale Yeager

3 MYTHS ABOUT BULLYING That Can Hurt Your Children by Dale Yeager

 

Dale Yeager Forensic Profiler and costar of the new History Channel series ‘True Monsters’, has published a new Amazon Kindle book for parents entitled “3 Myths About Bullying”.

Yeager who worked for the Boulder District Attorney’s office in 1997 on the original murder investigation of JonBenet Ramsey, has released an e-book on bullying titled “3 Myths About Bullying” What Every Parent and Grandparent Should know to Protect Children and Grandchildren. The book focuses on inaccurate information about bullying that Yeager says can endanger children.

New School Program To Provide Affordable Safety And Federal Special Education Grant Assistance For U.S. Schools

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Special Education SERAPH Help

 

A new training program entitled the SCHOOL SAFETY ASSESSMENT CERTIFICATION PROGRAM which provides schools with federal level training to assist in securing Special Education funding has been announced today.

 

The new program trains and certifies school based personnel to audit their safety, emergency management and Special Education systems – known by the U.S. Department of Education as a Climate Assessment. This assessment provides important documentation for schools to apply for Federal grant monies.

 

Feds Warn Schools On Bullying Of Kids With Disabilities IDEA Crackdown

In response to a record number of complaints about bullying, U.S. Department of Education officials sent out a detailed letter to the nation’s schools outlining their legal responsibilities to students with disabilities.

 

The U.S. Department of Education said in a letter to school officials this week that they are obligated under federal law to respond immediately when bullying of students with disabilities is suspected and act to halt attacks and prevent any recurrence.

 

The letter comes after an ever-increasing number of complaints and law suits related to bullying of special needs students have occurred in recent years.

Superintendents School Board Members: ACCURATE FACTS AND ASSISTANCE IN PROTECTING YOUR SCHOOLS AND STUDENTS FROM EBOLA

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SERAPH School Safety

 

The United States has an outbreak of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) which is harmful to children.

 

You have questions about the Ebola virus. The U.S. Department of Education has a number of informational resources to share with you.

 

Most of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cases this year of EV-D68 infection have been among children.

 

CDC resources about EV-D68 for Parents:

 

FCC to Spend $2 Billion to Improve Wi-Fi in Schools

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Schools Wi-Fi

 

The Federal Communications Commission plans to spend $2 billion in the next two years to ensure American students have access to fast Wi-Fi networks at schools and libraries.

 
Schools have complained for years that their Internet connections are too slow to take advantage of new educational tools. Friday, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announced his long-awaited plan to revamp the E-Rate program, which funds communications services at schools and libraries. The FCC plans to spend $1 billion in both 2015 and 2016 to connect an additional 10 million students to Wi-Fi, and will wind down funding for landlines, pagers and other non-broadband services.

U.S. Department of Education Releases List of Colleges and Universities with Title IX Sexual Violence Investigations. Several Ivy League & K-12 schools involved.

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College-Sexual-Assault

 

The U.S. Department of Education‘s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released today a list of the higher education institutions under investigation for possible violations of federal law over the handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints.

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in all education programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance. In the past, Department officials confirmed individual Title IX investigations at institutions, but today’s list is the first comprehensive look at which campuses are under review by OCR for possible violations of the law’s requirements around sexual violence.

BULLY RESEARCH BREAKTHROUGH As popularity rises, so does risk of being bullied

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Bullying help students SERAPH

 

Michelle Healy, USA TODAY

New research suggests that as students become more popular and climb the social hierarchy of middle and high school, they are at increased risk for gossip, harassment and even physical attacks from rivals competing for status.

And the adverse consequences of that bullying — including increased depression, anxiety and anger, and decreased school attachment — are magnified the more popular the victim, according to the paper published in April’s American Sociological Review.

Canada Is Dangerous And Other Travel Safety Issues That Can Hurt You And Your Family

Recently in the Wall Street Journal, Joe Queenan wrote about the issue of travel safety. In ‘Dying to Go to Acapulco – Literally’ Queenan talks about the ‘online cheerleaders’ who are touting Mexico as a vacation spot in spite of the wide spread violence.

In response to their illogical claims of a safe Mexico, he poses the question, “Wouldn’t it make more sense to go someplace where there aren’t drug gangs, homicides and abductions?”

While traveling is a rewarding and fun activity it requires a plan of action to keep you, your family, students, volunteers or employees safe.

STATE DEPARTMENT ISSUES ALERT ABOUT TERRORIST ATTACKS ON SCHOOLS, HOTELS AND PLACES OF WORSHIP

U.S. Department of State School Terrorism

The U.S. Department of State has issued a Worldwide Alert on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens throughout the world.

Schools, sporting events, residential areas, business offices, hotels, restaurants, and places of worship should increase their security and U.S. citizens should be extremely careful both in the U.S. and abroad.

“The Department of State has issued this Worldwide Caution to update information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. U.S. citizens are reminded to maintain a high level of vigilance and to take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness.”

TRUANCY: THE ROOT OF ALL SCHOOL SAFETY PROBLEMS!

“No child falls through the cracks. They are dropped through or shoved through by lazy, emotionally immature adults and unethical professionals”

After the Columbine shootings I made this statement during an interview on national television. The reporter asked if I really believed that statement and I replied, “absolutely!”

But you may ask what this statement has to do with the issue of truancy? Simple, truant children – who are routinely late or absent – come from dysfunctional homes. Those homes in my experience are led by caregivers who are more concerned about their own pleasures and convenience than the welfare of their children. Some may say that this is an unkind assessment. My response to them is simple, visit these homes and you will see that this is not an aberration.