Deputies who patrol Broward County, Fla., schools will carry AR-15 rifles, the same weapon that was used to carry out a mass shooting at one of the district's high schools last week, Sheriff Scott Israel said.
The military academy awarded a rare posthumous admission to Peter Wang, a Parkland JROTC member who died holding open a school door so his peers could escape.
"I will hug each and every one of you," Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Principal Ty Thompson said in a video message to students days after a school shooting at the Parkland, Fla., school.
The U.S. Department of Education won't intervene if transgender students file complaints about access to school restrooms, a spokesperson said, confirming a position the agency has effectively held since it rescinded guidance on transgender student rights a year ago.
A South Dakota lawmaker has proposed a bill that would prohibit public schools from teaching kindergarten through 7th-grade students about gender identity or gender expression. Critics say it would hurt transgender students.
Police arrested a 12-year-old girl after a shooting at a Los Angeles middle school Thursday. School shooting suspects are rarely female, but safety experts urge educators not to assume a narrow profile when addressing safety concerns.
The country is on track to have one of its worst flu seasons in years, which won't come as a surprise to schools that have seen high rates of absences as the spread of the virus intensified.
A group of senators used an elementary school listening exercise to help negotiate an end to the government shutdown. Here's what Congress can learn from schools.
Hawaii's schools are prepared to respond to ballistic missile threats, education officials wrote in a letter to parents after Saturday's false alarm.
A researcher who studies student motivation has developed strategies for helping students find personal relevance of classroom work. That's key to helping them stay engaged, he says.