A statistical analysis found black students who engaged in behavior similar to white students were punished more harshly than white students.
With the outpouring of grief over the Newtown, Conn. school massacre, a similar outpouring of support offers lifelines for those affected emotionally by the tragedy, both near and far from Sandy Hook.
At a U.S. Senate hearing, speakers outlined how bad behavior at school, once handled in house, is now triggering juvenile arrests that derail students' education.
Federal lawmakers will hear ideas about how to keep schoolhouse infractions from turning students into juvenile delinquents, repeat offenders, high school dropouts, or lifelong criminals.
Student engagement, students' perception of safety at school, and their health played a role in their performance on international tests.
To address one of schools' chief complaints, caps on the grain and protein in school meals have been lifted for now.
Middle schoolers in prime physical shape outperform their overweight peers on tests and grades, new research says.
In separate reports, the NAACP and the Annie E. Casey Foundation looked at the broad causes of, and solutions to, America's education problems. Government was part of both.
A principal's hand-holding punishment brought wide media scrutiny, but many students stand on his side.