The USDA was instructed to create the rule under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, which also mandated new nutrition standards for school meals.
Other suburban Connecticut districts have seen enrollment declines, but not as sharp as Newtown's.
This week, we learn something unexpected about the targets of bullying, we read about social media in schools, and we find a new way to tell mom and dad that it's really helpful when their kid buys a school lunch.
Mississippi's state law requires sex education in schools, but it forbids demonstrating the use of condoms and contraceptives.
Children of combat veterans may experience trauma related to their parents' post-traumatic stress syndrome. This can affect their behavior at school.
In "Race for Results," the Baltimore-based Annie E. Casey Foundation created a new index that uses 12 educational, health, and economic factors to rank how children from major racial and ethnic groups fare in every state.
This week, we learn about preschool expulsions, teen pregnancy in the Choctaw Nation, teaching in New Orleans, and what it's like to be Malala's dad.
Authors applauded a drop in rates for expulsions, suspensions, and law enforcement referrals, but they also noted continued racial disparities in some areas.
The case involves Trey Clayton, a student at Independence High School in the Tate County, Miss., school district.
Data show that gang involvement in adolescence affects a broad range of social, health, and behavioral factors into adulthood.