Private Schools

School Safety Website Launches

Earlier this month, the federal government launched the Federal School Safety Clearinghouse website: SchoolSafety.gov. The website offers several...

School Discipline Reform

Until recently, a student who demonstrated behavioral issues in school would be disciplined with a suspension. Now, in many schools throughout...

Student Searches in Private Schools

To help ensure school safety, is important for school administrators to prevent student possession of drugs, alcohol and weapons. One method is by...

Protecting Student Records

The federal Family and Educational Rights and Privacy Act (commonly known as “FERPA”) became effective in 1974 and protects the privacy of student...

Protecting Students on Class Trips

In July of 2007, a private school student contracted tick-borne encephalitis while in China for a school sponsored trip. Subsequently, the student...

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