The American Academy of Pediatrics' call for a shift in school discipline policies is the latest action in a movement to change how students are disciplined in school.
Dr. Koop said that because education was the best AIDS prevention strategy, and since AIDS was spread primarily through sex, sex education should begin in 3rd grade.
But sexually active young people make up just 25 percent of the American population.
An Indiana school has suspended a special education teacher over safety concerns, after the teacher supported the organization of a prom for only heterosexual students.
The legislation would require schools to adopt policies that specifically ban harassment against students for their perceived race, gender, sexual identity, and religion, among other reasons.
The Harlem Shake is the hot new thing on YouTube, but students making their own videos have already faced suspension.
State and federal proposals have been proposed to improve school- and community-based mental health services, and there's a national campaign to reduce stigma associated with mental illness.
A new study shows that children will snack in response to stress, even if they're not hungry.
A Texas school district is being accused of violating black students' civil rights, in part because those students have been cited by police four times as frequently as other groups for profane language and disrupting class.
A new study examines whether exposure to positive media during early childhood encourages positive behavior.