Among eligible students, students in urban areas are most likely to eat free or reduced-price school meals, a study finds.


A Missouri district's decision to allow a transgender student to use girls' bathrooms and locker rooms has sparked protests from students and parents. What obligations do schools have to transgender students?


While attendance in later grades gets a lot of attention, educators and policy makers should also be concerned about early patterns of chronic absenteeism, two groups say.


In 13 southern states, black students are much more likely to be suspended or expelled than their white peers. A new study highlights how the national trend of discipline disparities plays out in the southern region.


The new law, which was passed with bipartisan support from Illinois lawmakers, is designed to make suspensions and expulsions a last resort.


Poll respondents ranked student engagement and hope at the top of a list of signs of schools' success, well above standardized test results.


A new set of online lessons aims to help schools and parents apply research about growth mindsets in practical ways.


Do teachers, parents, and the general public support district and federal efforts to make discipline more even-handed? A new poll seeks to gauge opinions on district and federal policies designed to tackle "disparate impact."


Workers in school kitchens need more training in areas like basic cooking skills and new nutrition standards, a new survey found.


Changes in routines associated with the end of summer, a lack of sleep, academic stress, poor hydration, and prolonged screen time may contribute to higher levels of kids' headaches in the fall, doctors speculated.


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