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Read: Ohio State Disbands Sexual Assault Center Amid Controversy, Investigations

Ohio State Disbands Sexual Assault Center Amid Controversy, Investigations

The university has hired an outside consulting firm to determine if any violations of Title IX occurred.

Read: Kids in U.S. ‘Hotspots’ Most Susceptible to Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

Kids in U.S. ‘Hotspots’ Most Susceptible to Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

In one southern Idaho county, 27 percent of the kindergarten population did not receive childhood vaccinations in the 2016-2017 school year.

Read: CDC Report: Fewer High School Students Having Sex, Using Drugs

CDC Report: Fewer High School Students Having Sex, Using Drugs

The CDC, however, also found more U.S. high school students are feeling depressed and have considered attempting suicide.

Read: How to Stop Violence in our Schools Before it Happens

How to Stop Violence in our Schools Before it Happens

These five considerations can go a long way toward making schools safer.

Read: Student Takes Own Life at McKinney North High School

Student Takes Own Life at McKinney North High School

The Texas high school was placed on lockdown and a tenth-grader was found dead in an empty classroom from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Read: Texas Schools Credit Restorative Justice Programs for Suspension Drops

Texas Schools Credit Restorative Justice Programs for Suspension Drops

One Houston middle school that has seen a 50 percent drop in out-of-school suspensions has two 35-minute sessions each week for teachers and students to discuss their feelings.

Read: Study: ADHD Medication Overdoses Increasing Among U.S. Kids

Study: ADHD Medication Overdoses Increasing Among U.S. Kids

Between 2000 and 2011, there was a 71 percent increase in calls to U.S. poison control regarding improper ingestion of ADHD medications.

Read: How Campus Police Can Help Colleges With Parent Relations

How Campus Police Can Help Colleges With Parent Relations

Campus police have a lot to offer parents during their student’s first years at college.

Read: New Study: Significant Rise in Suicide Attempts Among Kids, Teens

New Study: Significant Rise in Suicide Attempts Among Kids, Teens

The study, published on May 16, identified nearly 116,000 cases of suicidal thoughts or attempts at 31 children’s hospitals between 2008 and 2015.

Read: USC Doctor Continued Treating Students After Years of Abuse Allegations

USC Doctor Continued Treating Students After Years of Abuse Allegations

Former USC doctor George Tyndall has repeatedly been accused of making sexually explicit and racially discriminatory comments to patients during treatments.

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