Latest School counselor Stories

2012-07-09 09:55:23

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study published in the journal Pediatrics said that a majority of high schools in the United States don't have procedures or trained staff to deal with teen dating violence and often don't make teen dating violence a "high-priority issue to be addressed." Despite research that shows notable levels of teen dating violence across the country, around 70 percent of high school counselors who were surveyed said they have not received...

2012-06-24 23:00:57

Path Driver for Reading and Path Driver for Math Provide Fast, Research-Based, Accurate Measures of Student Progress San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2012 Today at ISTE 2012, EPS, a division of School Specialty, introduced Path Driver for Reading and Path Driver for Math, two powerful online assessment systems that deliver fast, accurate and predictive measures of student proficiency. Supporting Response to Intervention (RTI) initiatives and data-driven instruction, the Path Driver programs...

2012-04-12 23:03:07

Harvey Weinstein´s recently released documentary, “Bully," intends to be a catalyst for change. The film follows five kids and families over the course of a year and examines the dire consequences of bullying through the testimony of strong and courageous youth. However, what it doesn´t do is provide answers to the bullying virus that is infecting far too many children. Fortunately, there are organizations, like Community Matters, that have developed solutions that make a...

2012-03-22 23:00:54

Grant Provides Expert Analysis of Current and Proposed RTI Programs, Funding for New and Enhanced Efforts Greenville, WI (PRWEB) March 21, 2012 EPS, School Specialty´s Literacy and Intervention division, today announced a new grant program designed to assist school districts in the development and improvement of Response to Intervention (RTI) programs. The RTI model for providing support, instruction and assessment for learners at all ability levels aligns with current federal...

2012-03-15 07:00:00

According to court documents, on March 8th, 2012 the California Supreme Court ruled that C.A., a minor student who was molested by a high school counselor, can sue the school for negligence in hiring and supervising the counselor (S188982). C.A. claimed the counselor at Golden Valley High School in Santa Clarita (Los Angeles County) sexually harassed and molested him many times between January and September 2007. C.A sued his public high school guidance counselor and the school district for...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.