In this Know! Alert we are warning teachers and school administrators about youth getting high on cough syrup. While young people abusing cough medicine is nothing new, is seems to have grown again in popularity, with one in 10 teens partaking nationwide.
Do your students know what to expect from “dating” partners? Have you discussed with them the characteristics of healthy dating relationships? While it is easy to make light of adolescent boyfriend/girlfriend relationships, it may be a risky notion; as statistics show that one in three teens experience an abusive dating relationship prior to high school graduation.
Save the date, and encourage teachers and administrators on PBIS teams to attend. This is a great opportunity to get training from one of the best PBIS trainers in the country.
Applications are now being accepted for scholarships that help students from underperforming public schools or those with special needs attend participating private schools.
February is known as the month of love. With that in mind, Know! focuses back-to-back Parent Tips on adolescent “love” relationships.