The local elected official is concerned that the initiative, which focuses on improving outcomes for boys of color, may run afoul of federal law because it does not include girls.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation announced a $500 million commitment over the next decade toward ensuring all children can grow up at a healthy weight.
The rules for school fundraisers are a part of the Smart Snacks in Schools competitive foods rules, which went into effect July 1.
This weekly school climate roundup covers school climate, social and emotional development in the teen brain, school bullying efforts, and more.
California lawmakers have proposed eliminating a "personal belief" exemption from the state's vaccine requirements.
A small but growing number of school police are wearing body cameras to help address student civil rights concerns and to increase transparency about their actions.
Do we need a new way to determine what students are poor? Plus: the power of teachers to engage students, focusing on at-risk student populations, and privacy rights for suspected bullies.
The bill would mandate local bullying policies and require data collection and reporting at the local, state, and federal level.
The organization, which lobbies about school meal issues, called for higher federal reimbursements for meals, easing of nutrition requirements, and changes to pricing policies.
Human trafficking is more common and more difficult to identify than many educators may realize, experts say.