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Police: Minnesota teen planned school massacre

Police: Minnesota teen planned school massacre

According to authorities in Waseca, Minnesota, he was going to kill his family, start a diversionary fire, set off bombs at an area school, kill the resource officer there and then shoot students. Frighteningly, the 17-year-old -- who CNN is not naming because of his age -- had the resources to carry out such an attack. Read More

Proposed bill would allow teachers to use ‘reasonable force’ to prevent bullying

Proposed bill would allow teachers to use ‘reasonable force’ to prevent bullying

Teachers and staff would be allowed to remove bullies from schools. Victims would be able to require a bully to change schools. Right now, the victims are the ones most often moved. Teachers would also be allowed to use reasonable force to protect themselves and students from violent students. Read More

Social and emotional intelligence training will save lives — not more guns

Social and emotional intelligence training will save lives — not more guns

Yes, there may be tradeoffs for teaching time and school funding and we cannot ask teachers to work overtime. But the lack of social emotional intelligence among teachers and administrations and the lack of social emotional intelligence learning among students has proven fatal. Read More

Forgiveness Is a Choice

Forgiveness Is a Choice

Forgiveness is hard, and often we don’t feel that the person(s) responsible for hurting others should be given any liberty at all. Have you ever wondered how and why someone would choose to forgive an assailant who caused unnecessary hurt and pain? Read More