For girls, higher cardiorespiratory fitness levels in the 6th grade were linked to both significantly less depression and a lower body mass index (BMI) percentile score in the 7th grade.


The study confirms statements of some public health officials, who've warned the products are luring in young users through clever marketing.


Later start times in high school and middle school would accomodate shifting sleep-wake patterns associated with puberty, the American Academy of Pediatrics says in a new position statement.


A Government Accountability Office report found that the federal program that ensures homeless students have access to the public education system is hampered by limited staff and resources, lack of coordination, and more.


This week, I share some links about bullying, social-emotional learning, the needs of well-behaved girls, Ferguson, and more.


Disparities in school discipline and disparities in arrest rates are linked, civil rights advocates say.


Can limited vocabulary silence the better angels of students' nature? New research suggests poor speech skills may cause later behavior problems.


The police force for the nation's second largest school district will now refer most students who fight, bring tobacco products to school, or commit other minor offenses to counseling and services rather than sending them to juvenile court.


Advocates on all sides of the debates surrounding the federal school meals programs have invited members of Congress to come and see for themselves how those programs are working out.


As unrest continues in the St. Louis suburb, three of four public school districts in the area, citing concern for students' and families' safety, decided to keep their doors closed to students on Monday.


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