The Montana Youth Risk Behavior Survey for 2013 has a category titled “Unintentional Injuries and Violence.” It pertains to helmet and seatbelt usage, driving and drinking or texting, carrying weapons, being threatened or injured with a weapon on school property, been in or injured in a phys…
Billings Public Schools parents are getting letters this week from Superintendent Terry Bouck asking for help in curbing uncivil and unsafe use of social media.
Most parents are familiar with traditional bullying that takes place at school and on the playground, but as life has gone digital, so has bullying.
HELENA — Montana high school students say they are drinking alcohol less frequently and using seat belts more when driving, and they report being bullied more by fellow students, a survey released by the state Office of Public Instruction on Wednesday shows.
In a special meeting Wednesday night, the Billings School District 2 board approved drawing money from its reserve funds to help pay for unexpected increases in its retirement benefit obligations.
I’ve long supported Montana’s tradition of local control. However, local control should not become a barrier to address an important statewide problem: bullying in our schools. Last week, The Gazette ran an editorial in opposition to Senate Bill 141, also known as the Schools Are For Educati…
CHEYENNE — Laramie County School District 1 is adding "electronic torture" to its suspension and expulsion policy in order to combat cyber-bullying.