Some students engage in so-called self-handicapping behaviors like procrastination in an attempt to protect themselves from the negative emotions they might feel if they fail at an academic task. How should teachers handle it?
Does transgender teen Gavin Grimm still have standing to sue his school district over access to the boys' bathroom since he graduated in June? The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, in Richmond, Va., asked a lower court to answer that question, further delaying his case.
The White House Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis also plans to "explore evidence-based prevention programs for schools" before it issues its final recommendations later in the fall.
While mental health is a priority for many high school students, they don't always see their schools as supportive places where they can seek help, a new survey finds.
During the school year, 22 million students rely on free and reduced-price lunches, but only 4 million get summer meals. An Omaha, Neb., food truck program is helping to bridge the gap in that community.
If Texas enacts the bill, the state will become just the second to place limitations on transgender students restroom access in public schools.
Texas lawmakers opened debate on a so-called 'bathroom bill' with an emotional day of testimony about transgender students' experiences in school and privacy concerns of parents.
Teen pregnancy prevention programs set to end in 2020 will now lose funding in 2018 after the Trump administration opted to end federal grants, Reveal reports. Many of those programs targeted teen girls from minority populations that are at higher risk for early pregnancy.
Sessions called upon D.A.R.E.—a drug prevention education program that has been criticized as ineffective and counterproductive—to help address the nation's opioid crisis.
Social-emotional learning programs may continue to show positive benefits for students months, or even years, after they complete them, a new meta-analysis finds.