A federal bill would encourage states and districts to cut back on school suspensions. Plus reads about school police, truancy, an unusual dress code violation, and more.
Two Ferguson school resource officers rely heavily on arrests and are overly involved in routine disciplinary matters, the U.S. Department of Justice found in an investigation of the city's police department.
Sending students to court for missing school is counterproductive and overly punitive, an advocacy group says.
In a survey, a majority of teachers report students regularly come to school hungry, and they fear that hunger may have long-term effects on learning.
A post-Ferguson policing task force created by President Obama released recommendations Monday, including many that apply to school discipline and how law enforcement officers relate to students.
Social-emotional learning programs yield big benefits for schools, students, and society, researchers found.
The court filing comes as some LGBT student advocates insist schools need clearer guidance on their obligations to transgender students under federal civil rights laws.
Forget narrowing the academic curriculum; could accountability narrow schools' focus on student behaviors?
Researchers at The Center for Civil Rights Remedies at the University of California Los Angeles analyzed federal data at the state and local level.
Virginia's school guards are unarmed. The bill's supporters said providing non-lethal weapons would help protect schools against intruders.