The American Public Health Association urged funding of comprehensive sex education programs, adoption of evidence-based programs to prevent harrassment of LGBT youth, and federal regulations for electronic cigarettes.
Homeless families are frequently headed by single mothers who lack the education, child care, transportation, and social supports to find a long-term, stable home for their children, a report says.
Brain areas associated with emotional processing and behavior regulation are different in young teenagers who have experienced childhood bullying.
Why school climate matters in teaching rigorous math standards. Plus, stories about brain science, poverty interventions, and building cultural understanding in teachers.
Schools will use grants funded by the marijuana tax to hire student-support staff like nurses, counselors, and social workers.
Amid criticism that its "My Brother's Keeper" initiative is too narrowly focused on minority boys, the White House released a report summarizing previous efforts aimed at girls and announced a working group to address issues faced by women and girls of color.
The new policy comes as the district approved an agreement with federal civil rights officials to drive down disproportionate rates of discipline between minority students and their white peers.
To reach their conclusions, researchers from Virginia Tech University's Family Nutrition Program observed meals in three rural Virginia elementary schools over a five-day period, tabulating ingredients on a checklist.
This week, we read about the academic effects of the pressure to be sexy, a broader view of college and career readiness, how poverty affects schools, and more.
Large schools that offer students more options in areas like course selection are more likely to see homogenous cliques, a study concludes.