Effects of a school shooting in South Carolina were limited by policies and practices designed to restrict access to the building, a district leader said.
September 2016 Archives
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students completing a recent survey were more likely to report bias-based bullying, online harassment, and feeling unsafe at school than their peers, a new report finds.
The Dignity in Schools Campaign called for the removal of law enforcement from schools Wednesday in a policy document that also calls for new forms of discipline and student supports, such as restorative justice programs.
Schools are missing out on a learning opportunity if they respond to students' national anthem protests with discipline, a First Amendment advocate says.
The Aspen Institute's National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development aims to "advance a new vision for what constitutes success in schools," with a special focus on social-emotional learning.
Teachers, bus-drivers and cafeteria workers come across students who are dealing with trauma in their own lives every day, and districts and states need to make sure they know how to respond, U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr., said at a White House conference Monday.
A new $5 million federal grant program promotes school-based efforts to nurture students' resilience following community unrest.
Supporting Youth Opportunity and Preventing Delinquency Act of 2016, if approved, would become the newest version of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act.
Federal agencies introduced new requirements for school police hired through federal grants and new resources for schools that outline best practices for training and hiring school police.
Education Week staffers Sarah D. Sparks and Christopher B. Swanson appeared on C-SPAN to discuss original research on the use of corporal punishment in schools.
Half of all chronically absent students live in 4 percent of the nation's school districts, a new analysis of federal civil rights data show.