All Pennsylvania Schools Will Carry Opioid Overdose Drug

Around the country, more educators and policy makers are considering whether schools should stock naloxone, which can reverse the effects of a heroin or prescription opioid overdose.


Teen Boys Wear Dresses to Call for Changes to School Dress Code

Students in California's Clovis Unified School District say the district's dress code violates their classmates' rights to free expression and adheres to outdated gender norms.


United Nations Panel Recommends Changes to U.S. School Discipline

The U.N. working group of experts on people of African descent studied equity concerns in the United States in areas like the justice system, housing, and school discipline.


How Successful After-School Programs Nurture Students' Social-Emotional Skills

A new guide looks at what qualities help after-school programs nurture social and emotional skills in students.


Closed for Snow, D.C. Schools Offer Free Meals to Students and Families

Closed for blizzard recovery, Washington, D.C., schools are offering free breakfasts and lunches to students and their families.


LGBT Students: Colleges Seeking Title IX Exemptions to Be Named by Ed. Dept.

The U.S. Department of Education has responded to calls from civil rights groups to publish the names of colleges and universities seeking religious exemptions from Title IX.


School Lunch Compromise Moves Forward in Congress

The Senate's agriculture committee advanced a bill that would ease nutrition rules for school meals. The compromise drew praise from some groups and concern from others that it doesn't go far enough.


A School Lunch Compromise? School Nutrition Association Reveals Details

The Senate agriculture committee is set to discuss the federal law that includes guidelines for the National School Lunch and Breakfast programs. The School Nutrition Association says it will include a compromise on nutrition standards.


Federal Officials Urge Collaboration Between Schools, Health Care Providers

Schools should work to assess and meet the health needs of their students, and they should collaborate with healthcare providers to strengthen their efforts, says a letter sent today by the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services.


Cleveland School Officer Put On Leave for Comments About Tamir Rice Shooting

"I don't have time to ask questions and coddle kids that wave guns around," said a post on the Facebook page of the school resource officer, who worked in the district where 12-year-old Rice was a student before he was shot and killed by police in 2014.


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