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.
A federal appeals court has upheld a $1 million jury award against a New York district in a case involving persistent racial harassment of a student by his peers.
An updated version of the federally produced guide addresses how parents can address the drug-related issues their kids face now.
Cigarette smoking among 12- to 17-year-olds dropped from 2002 to 2010 in 41 states; but nearly 20 percent of high school seniors report smoking hookah.
Parents in Santa Clarita Valley, Calif., have been enrolling enough of their children in a random drug testing program that the school wishes to expand it.
Rather than their depression, behavior problems such as issues with attention, delinquency, and substance abuse hurt these students' grades.