The move to end the youth anti-smoking program came after criticism from Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., who said it would only postpone smoking, not prevent it entirely.


A California district failed to respond to complaints of verbal harrassment of a transgender student, punished her for wearing makeup, and discouraged her from speaking about her gender identity, a complaint alleged.


This week, we talk about newly named Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, and we read about sexting, bullying, school lunches, dress codes, and more.


The director of Teach For America's new initiative for LGBT students explains how it might lead to changes in the program's training for new teachers.


Civil rights and student groups are pushing for changes to school discipline that they say would make it more even-handed for gender-nonconforming students and LGBT students of color.


Representatives from the White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education and the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights will hold listening sessions with a special focus on school climate issues in Native American communities.


What can a principal's decision to appear in a goofy photo with a student teach us about school climate? Plus, a round-up of good reads about school climate and student well-being.


Transgender student-athletes in Minnesota will have to wait a few more months before new rules are considered regarding their participation in high school athletics.


Five students who attend four Dallas schools may have had contact with an Ebola patient while he was displaying symptoms, officials said Wednesday.


About 100 cities, counties, and tribal communities have said they are going to take the Obama administration up on its new "My Brother's Keeper" initiative community challenge.


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