Eligible education and research organizations can apply for federal grants to implement and study school safety programs.
The flexibility comes as Congress considers allowing some districts to opt out of school nutrition standards.
The proposal would require the waivers for districts that can demonstrate at least six months of net revenue loss from compliance.
Sodium limits for school beverages included in a state bill would have ruled out chocolate milk, but Gov. Dannel Malloy says that won't happen.
This week, we read about at the non-academic supports necessary to help some poor students get a college degree, the problem of adolescent depression, how status offenses feed young people into the criminal justice system, and more.
Researchers studied Web views before and after the school shootings to see how people explore polarizing issues.
The reports, created by the policy group ASCD, include indicators related to students' health, well-being, and civic involvement.
Being a bully correlates with lower levels of a protein associated with inflamation, researchers found.
This week, prom provides yet another way for high school boys to be cruel, we ask whether bullied students really are more likely to carry weapons, a boy is punished when he refuses to say the Pledge of Allegiance, and more.
Attorney General Patrick Morrisey alleges in a complaint that middle school administrators retaliated against the girls for complaints against male students.