More children are being identified as having food and skin allergies, new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show, while schools work out policies to address them.


The expulsion of a 16-year-old Florida student over a science-experiment mishap is triggering a backlash against harsh discipline.


A new study says that the brain grows in a way that supports increased self-reflection when entering adolescence.


Education reform group StudentsFirst has apologized for calling a Tennessee lawmaker who sponsored anti-gay legislation one of its reformers of the year.


Could one form of emergency contraception become more widely available at schools now that the FDA has eliminated the need for a prescription for girls 15 and older?


Many school districts are changing codes of conduct to limit the use of out-of-school suspension and expulsion, but resources needed to make those changes are often limited.


A new Arkansas law lists ways for educators to meet "the comprehensive needs of Arkansas children at each stage of a child's development from birth to postsecondary education or career."


After the devastating school shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., in December, state lawmakers around the country have proposed hundreds of ways to improve school security.


Instead of exclusively focusing on rules and consequences, the document dedicates pages to prevention and intervention strategies that are intended to change students' behavior.


The budget increase would have provided nearly $1 million to hire additional police officers who would have been stationed at each of the district's seven schools.


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