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edition 27 | 23-09-16

In the UK

New Childline campaign raises awareness of online grooming

Childline’s new campaign, #ListenToYourSelfie, aims to help young people spot the signs of online abuse and grooming.

NICE issues new guidelines on sexting in teens

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued new guidelines on what is known as harmful sexual behaviour.

Internet can be 'paedophile playground', warns NSPCC

The internet can be "a playground for paedophiles", the NSPCC has warned.

Funding pressure continues as schools plan for deficit budgets

A majority of schools are either running a budget deficit already or plan to have one within the next three years, new research shows.

Student mental health 'lacks support'

Universities are struggling to cope with rising demand for mental health services for students, says a think-tank report.

In the US

Ottawa County United Way kicks off new community campaign

Ottawa County United Way just launches their new community campaign during their national Day of Caring.

Battling sexual trauma in K-12 Schools

Policymakers are now beginning to take a hard look at the obstacles girls face when it comes to education.

Middle school girl records classmates chanting racial slur during bus ride home

The use of a racial epithet by a bus of middle school students shocked the nation this week, showing more than 200,000 views.

CPS students safer despite rising Chicago violence, officials say

One-third fewer Chicago Public School students were shot in the 2015-16 school year than in the 2011-12 school year when the mayor first took office.

Mindset in the Classroom: A National Study of K-12 Teachers

The concept of growth mindset — the belief that intelligence can be developed through effort — has gained considerable attention in K-12 education in recent years.

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