The number is even higher among students in special education and those who don't identify as either male or female. But the analysis also shows that a majority of students say they know how to cope when they are feeling upset.
The findings of a meta-analysis are likely to help bolster the case that schools that invest in teaching social-emotional skills to students will get a payoff in higher achievement.
Some school districts are concerned that banning chocolate or other flavored milk means students will miss out on important nutrients. But that's not the only reason they are reversing their bans.
Alanna Miller organized her Dallas' high school's national walkout in protest of gun violence after the mass school shooting in Parkland, Fla. Now a college freshman, Miller said the high-profile pressure to change policies on guns and other issues, along with the voting power of youth, is making lawmakers "a little scared."
Research on the impacts of a program that provides nurse home visits for low-income expectant mothers underscores the idea that setting up children to succeed academically starts long before even preschool.
Suicide rates increased by 76 percent for 15- to 19-year-olds between 2007 and 2017 and nearly tripled for 10- 14-year-olds, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A survey of high school principals reveals that more than half of school leaders say they have dealt with an incident of teen dating violence recently, but many of them aren't clear what their role should be.
School administrators can share the latest warning from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that all users refrain from using e-cigarettes while health investigators probe why three people have died and hundreds more, many of them teenagers, have gotten sick.
From apples to pork, the USDA is buying food from farmers squeezed by tariffs and sending that food to the nation's public schools.
When it comes time for elementary school, some parents decide to hold their child back a year from kindergarten. Here's some advantages--and cautions.