A new data analysis by the Center for Public Integrity shows which states refer the most students to law enforcement. Plus, links on religious liberty, discipline, and the fake babies used in sex ed classes.
A Missouri bill would require sex ed classes to "teach pupils about the consequences, both personal and legal, of inappropriate text messaging, even among friends."
DoSomething.org, which previously asked students to tweet photos of school lunches they wanted to toss in the trash, is trying a similar strategy with stories of school suspensions.
For young adolescents, peers' views on the risk of an activity can be more important than their own, a new study suggests.
Charter school founder Eva Moskowitz once again squares off against New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, this time criticizing his approach to school discipline. Plus links on mascots, trauma, and bullies.
Do criminal penalties for truancy help boost attendance or prevent dropouts? Policy debates have included the same concerns for decades.
A preliminary review by the Justice Department revealed that Dallas County prosecuted approximately 20,000 failure to attend school cases in 2014.
While 3-in-4 young adults support public school sex education, less than half have found it useful in real life situations.
Research shows that a supportive relationship with an adult is key to bouncing back from trauma in childhood. Plus, links on race in the classroom, classroom management, and the teaching profession.
Countries noted for superior performance on international academic tests also rank below the United States on student engagement, an analysis finds. Does this mean engagement isn't so important?