USA - July 30 2012 On June 26, 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit upheld a jury verdict finding in favor of a teacher with seasonal affective disorder claiming a Wisconsin school district violated her rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
USA - April 12 2012 The Day of Silence, a national, youth-run effort to protest harassment and bullying of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) students, will be observed on April 20 this year.
USA - May 2 2011 In April, the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) released a Notice of Proposed Rule Making under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), a federal law that protects the privacy of personally identifiable information from student education records.
USA - March 23 2011 President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama recently held a White House Conference on Bullying Prevention to raise awareness about the harms of school bullying and methods to prevent it.
USA - April 5 2010 The U.S. Department of Education recently indicated plans to intensify civil rights oversight and enforcement efforts by its Office for Civil Rights (OCR).