The president plans to order agencies to set new training and oversight requirements for federal programs that provide military equipment to local police departments, including some school police.
The organization will advocate for new policies, meet with community leaders, and track use of such disciplinary measures in the state's schools.
Protestors claim school officials didn't properly handle allegations that a male student raped three female classmates and that they failed to address subsequent bullying.
The finding, which runs counter to researchers' initial hypothesis, comes from an analysis of multiple surveys completed by Panorama Education, a for-profit education research company.
This week's links include reads on mental health, sexual assault of students, bullying, disadvantaged youth, and the family dynamics of traumatic exposure.
Though there were early signs of Adam Lanza's preoccupation with violence and mental health professionals sounded the alarm of various mental health issues, his parents and educators did not adequately intervene, a report by a state agency says.
Before opening fire at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, Jaylen Fryberg, 15, sent a text message to family members that detailed what he wanted to wear at his funeral, court records say.
The realistic exercise included law enforcement officers carrying weapons through darkened hallways.
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.