The Aspen Institute National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development recommends schools work with community groups and policy makers to incorporate students' social and emotional development into their work, using standards or benchmarks to guide them.
Students' ability to engage and succeed in the classroom is influenced by how safe, supported, and connected they feel at school. Here are some trends and policy changes that may affect school climate in 2019.
Flawed attendance data from one Maryland school district skewed an entire national analysis, showing the difficulty of collecting and reporting data. The correction comes as absenteeism data take on new weight under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
The Trump administration has repealed Obama-era guidance on race and school discipline. Here's a breakdown of how it will affect schools.
On the sixth anniversary of a mass school shooting there, Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., was evacuated in response to a phoned-in bomb threat Friday.
A teen's plans to attack a school were thwarted when law enforcement reacted quickly to a tip. It's an example of the importance of prevention in school safety debates.
Sandy Hook Promise's video details warning signs that a student may act violently. It comes the week of the sixth anniversary of the school shooting in Newtown, Conn.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture released its final school rule on school meals Thursday, relaxing nutrition standards championed by former first lady Michelle Obama more than most advocates had expected.
With suicides increasing, schools are on the front-line of teen suicide prevention. Here's advice on reducing suicides and reacting appropriately if a suicide does occur.
A viral video of Dover, N.H., high school students singing a song about the Ku Klux Klan to the tune of "Jingle Bells" is causing outrage.