The Jennings school district cancelled school Monday after a night of looting and riots in the area, sparked by a police shooting of an unarmed African-American teen.


When parents encourage their children to ask "why?." kids may be more interested in science later in life. How can schools engage students who didn't have that experience?


A researcher in narcissism argues self-esteem boosting efforts in schools may have increased tolerance but reduced empathy in students.


This week, we read about how health affects learning, the importance of play in brain development, a counterintuitive approach to helping at-risk students, and more.


The cliché that shooters "just snapped" devalues the importance of risk assessment, a psychologist said at the American Psychological Association convention.


Would it be better to adjust eligibility for free and reduced-price meals to account for geographic differences in cost of living?


A healthy school climate is key to making students feel welcome, safe, and engaged, Tweeters said.


Superintendent John Deasy issued a personal appeal to district leaders to keep tabs on one struggling student at risk of dropping out.


A new fact sheet details how rural districts can encourage their students to walk and bike to school.


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