It’s a word that covers a multitude of behaviors in describing student-teacher relationships that go too far, from a coach telling an off-color joke to an actual sexual relationship, perhaps facilitated by the use of social media. Reports of these cases are skyrocketing in Kentucky.
Learning from experience
How school personnel handle reports of inappropriate teacher-student relationships can reverberate for years to come – emotionally for the victim and financially for the school district. School system leaders who have faced these cases are sharing their lessons.
Wired school councils
Two school systems in Kentucky have discovered the benefits of using KSBA’s electronic meeting service districtwide, putting the school board and school councils on the same virtual page.
Bull’s-eye on bullying
The topic has been on the radar for the past several years at various conferences, but bullying prevention is finally getting a summit of its own. The sponsors, including KSBA, plan to make it an annual event.