The White House Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis also plans to "explore evidence-based prevention programs for schools" before it issues its final recommendations later in the fall.
July 2017 Archives
While mental health is a priority for many high school students, they don't always see their schools as supportive places where they can seek help, a new survey finds.
During the school year, 22 million students rely on free and reduced-price lunches, but only 4 million get summer meals. An Omaha, Neb., food truck program is helping to bridge the gap in that community.
If Texas enacts the bill, the state will become just the second to place limitations on transgender students restroom access in public schools.
Texas lawmakers opened debate on a so-called 'bathroom bill' with an emotional day of testimony about transgender students' experiences in school and privacy concerns of parents.
Teen pregnancy prevention programs set to end in 2020 will now lose funding in 2018 after the Trump administration opted to end federal grants, Reveal reports. Many of those programs targeted teen girls from minority populations that are at higher risk for early pregnancy.
Sessions called upon D.A.R.E.—a drug prevention education program that has been criticized as ineffective and counterproductive—to help address the nation's opioid crisis.
Social-emotional learning programs may continue to show positive benefits for students months, or even years, after they complete them, a new meta-analysis finds.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions will speak at an event for a group that pushes for state-level restrictions on transgender students' access to restrooms and locker rooms and supports so-called "bathroom bills." Sessions previously backed a decision to revoke a federal directive on transgender students