Category Archives: K12

Campus Safety Infrastructure: Local Mental Health Resources

Do you consider mental health resources a part of your campus safety infrastructure?  You should.    A lack of mental health supports such as counseling services, psychiatric services, and local hospitals, as well as policies and practices means your institution … Continue reading

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Student Discipline: Exceptions or Policy Changes?

In many educational settings, there are people who hold the responsibility for student discipline.  I have the honor of having worked in a few different settings where I had some of that responsibility.  Of course, being a Residence Hall Director … Continue reading

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Emergency Notifications, Texting, and the FCC

Special thanks to for publishing this on their site as well –   Since 1990, federal law has required colleges and universities to have a notification system for emergencies such as natural disasters, active shooters, bomb threats and more.  K-12 … Continue reading

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Title IX and Trump/DeVos – What will happen under the new President and Secretary of Education?

By Matthew Colpitts In the wake of the Dear Colleague Letter issued by the Department of Justice and Department of Education on February 22, the future of Title IX and how it will be implemented has come into question, with … Continue reading

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