As part of a proposal, suspensions would be used as a last resort for pre-K-2nd grade students in the Houston district. The district will focus on training staff in positive engagement and de-escalation techniques.
Social-emotional learning programs give students a comfortable, familiar way to discuss difficult events, be they local or international, teachers say.
Some Los Angeles teachers say that new discipline policies that reduce suspensions are creating chaos in the classroom. What should states and districts do when making such changes?
A letter from the Education Department's office for civil rights is the latest phase of a standoff with Palatine, Ill.-based Township High School District 211.
"Our schools must be a pathway to opportunity, not a pipeline to prison," U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan said, addressing a school arrest in South Carolina that drew attention on the internet.
Barring a transgender student who identifies as a boy from using the boy's bathroom at school is illegal discrimination under Title IX, attorneys with the U.S. Departments of Justice and Education said in a legal brief.
Videos of the violent classroom incident have sparked concerns about race, justice, and the role of police in schools.
The teaching traits that help students succeed in academics aren't necessarily the ones that will help them develop resilience, agency, and growth mindsets--but teachers have to help develop both kinds, researchers say.
Students at a South Carolina high school recorded a school resource officer violently removing a student from her desk and dragging her across the classroom.
The number of schools offering free meals to all students through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's community eligibility provision jumped 20 percent this year, the second year the option has been available nationwide.