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California joins West Virginia and Mississippi in eliminating broad philosophical exemptions from state vaccine requirements.


Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for greater enforcement after the New York ACLU released a "truly disturbing report" detailing violations of a state law designed to protect students from harassment or unfair treatment on the basis of gender identity or expression.


GreatSchools, known for producing profiles of schools, has announced a partnership with the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence.


With that in mind, newly updated "Whole Child Snapshots" from ASCD show how states measure in a range of issues like obesity, bullying, and civic engagement.


Advocates of restorative justice announced a victory Tuesday, as the Los Angeles Unified School District announced the reallocation of some school-policing funds toward programs meant to improve school climate.


A new report from the University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research offers a framework for understanding the cognitive and non-cognitive traits students need for success as adults.


The federal agency sued the city of Meridian, the state of Mississippi, Lauderdale County, Miss.,Youth Court and the Youth Court Judges in 2012 alleging "systematic violations of youths' due process rights."


Seven teenagers have killed themselves in recent months on the 2 million-acre reservation, which is home to members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.


The conversation touched on a variety of issues, including controversial nutrition standards the USDA set for school meals as part of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.


New materials aim to teach parents about the research behind schools' growth mindset work.


New research underscores the important role that adult alcohol policies and habits play on youth drinking.


The Obama administration has created a new competitive grant program called "Skills for Success" aimed at helping middle school kids develop traits like grit and resilience.


There haven't been many signs that House Republican leadership is interested in the subject, but there's a big bipartisan push in the Senate to address the entire criminal justice system, which could give it wings.


The poll, administered by Communities in Schools and Public Opinion Strategies, also identified student apathy, disruptive student behavior, and a lack of parental involvement as problematic.


Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill this week that waives government immunity for schools in the event of shootings or other forms of violence.


The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning calls its secondary schools guide a Consumer Reports for social-emotional learning programs.


The number of low-income children who eat federally subsidized summer meals continues to grow, a new report says, but work remains to be done.


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