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.

Advocates for poor children have renewed efforts to expand the definition of homelessness used by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

The Coalition for Community Schools drew from recent Office of Civil Rights data to show how school climate and civil rights issues have suffered under the current law.

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