Schools must change for the juvenile justice system to change, advocates tell Congress and the president.
The new movie, "A Place at the Table," depicts the struggle for food among the impoverished.
Civil rights groups condemned the suspension of Pennsylvania students over what a school labeled a "very graphic and very vulgar" imitation of the Harlem Shake.
Reporters from across the state reviewed hundreds of records and found some schools conducted safety drills on Saturdays, not at all, or a year's worth in a day.
School gardens, open-plan kitchens, and indoor-outdoor eating spaces can nurture good eating habits and encourage students to get more physical activity.
As the rape trial begins for two Ohio high school football players, groups urge training in rape prevention for high school coaches.
One of the things that schools can expect is guidance from the Educational Facilities Clearinghouse on low-cost ways schools can improve security.
A bill would grant $550 million in federal funding for abstinence-only education, after a report found that young adults are responsible for half of all new cases of sexually transmitted infections.
Local school policies can get in the way, but there is promise in training for teachers and in schools' emphasis on social-emotional learning.
A demonstration by a 13-year-old offers a highlight at the South by Southwest Conference and reflects many of the event's core themes.