A group of Oregon students is advocating for a bill that proposes adding "mental or behavioral health" to a list of reasons for excused school absences.
April 2019 Archives
Amid public concerns about school safety fueled by high-profile school shootings, new federal data show reports of student fights, bullying, and other forms of victimization have continued a decades-long trend of decline. At the same time, schools have ramped up security measures, like the use of cameras and restricted entrances.
More than 20 Denver-area schools took precautions Tuesday as the FBI searched for an "armed and extremely dangerous" woman who was inspired by the 1999 shooting at Columbine High School.
As more states consider arming teachers, a gun-control group's analysis found dozens of incidents of guns left accessible to students, misfired, or used inappropriately.
Three school districts in Indiana are partnering with a local nonprofit to send healthy frozen meals home on weekends with students whose families are food insecure.