The Obama administration tells the 5th Circuit that its guidance on transgender restroom use at public schools is non-binding on states and school districts.


In this video J.D. Vance, author "Hillbilly Elegy, A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis," discusses the effects of a changing economy, the roots of the opioid epidemic, and the role of schools in confronting these issues. Plus, a video story about how one West Virginia district is helping students heal after their families are split apart by drug abuse.


Rules for Engagement's most-read posts in 2016 covered topics including grit, growth mindsets, transgender students, and school police.


A promised repeal of HB2, North Carolina's controversial state law that limits restroom access for transgender students in public schools, failed Wednesday evening.


Legislators will hold a special session to repeal a state law that includes restrictions on which public school bathrooms transgender students can use, Gov.-elect Roy Cooper said.


Four years after a mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School claimed the lives of 20 children and six adults in Newtown, Conn., families of the victims are praising a new federal law that is designed to improve access to mental health care.


Teenagers' use of drugs and alcohol showed a steep decline in 2016, new data show, dropping to rates the nation hasn't seen since the 1990s.


An analysis by the White House Council of Economic Advisers takes a closer look at the 1.6 million students who are enrolled in schools that have on-site law enforcement but no school counselors.


The student was transported to a local hospital, where he remained in critical condition Thursday. The officer, who works for the district-run police department, was placed on paid administrative leave pending an external investigation by the Reno Police Department.


The newest results on the international PISA test show how factors like attendance and school climate correlate with academic achievement.


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