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12 Feb 2024

Elmo is Checking In

The headlines keep pouring in. New data on the mental health of our students, and even our red furry friend, Elmo, checking in and getting an earful a...


By     Susan Gentz
30 Jan 2024

A Year of Innovation at Gaggle

Innovation plays a pivotal role in ensuring the safety and well-being of students in K-12 districts. Understanding that technology changes quickly, Ga...


By     Marie Hynes
30 Jan 2024

Key Factors to Consider When Choosing a Student Safety Provider

Ensuring the safety and well-being of students is a top priority for every district administrator. In today's digital age, where students have increas...


By     Marie Hynes
15 Dec 2023

Navigating Depression and Anxiety During the Holiday Season

The holiday season is often considered a time of joy. However, it can sometimes be a challenging period, particularly for K-12 students and educators ...


By     Marie Hynes
27 Nov 2023

Addressing Absenteeism and Tardiness in Education: A Mental Health Perspective

In the realm of education, absenteeism and tardiness among students are pressing concerns that can significantly impact their academic performance and...


By     Dr. Lisa Strohman
18 Nov 2023

Fostering Resilience in Survivors of Suicide Loss

The grief and trauma associated with suicide can be overwhelming, leading to various emotional and psychological challenges. In light of events such a...


By     Marie Hynes
11 Oct 2023

The Alarming Surge of Cyberbullying in Students K-12

In today’s digital age, students K-12 are facing an issue that extends outside the physical classroom: cyberbullying. Cyberbullying, defined as the us...


By     Marie Hynes
03 Oct 2023

Is Cyberbullying Illegal in Your State?

Social media and mobile technology has made it easy for bullies to continue their behavior on every corner of the internet. We’ve shared some tactics ...


By     Marie Hynes
01 Sep 2023

Adolescent Suicide: Build Awareness, Save Lives

Suicide rates among children in the United States have steadily increased and it is the second-leading cause of death for adolescents ages 13-18. In f...


By     Marie Hynes
18 Aug 2023

Fridays with Chief Trawick: SROs vs. Police Free School Zones on School Campuses

As a public resource presented by Reimagined Campus Security, LLC in partnership with Gaggle “Fridays with Chief Trawick” shares insight, information,...


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