As school lockdowns become more common, how should schools discuss them with students? Plus, a Missouri reporter causes a lockdown while investigating school security measures.

Kansas officials had investigated the plot since December.

Two studies released in the same week make vastly different conclusions about the influence of MTV's hit reality shows about teenage pregnancy.

Researchers tracked federal data to determine what spurred ER trips from America's schools.

Teen girl culture, the War on Poverty, and powerful women—here's what you might have missed in news and thoughts related to student engagement, school climate, and the world that affects them.

A new study attempts to probe how much the practice can explain adolescent sexual behavior.

A bipartisan bill would provide public support for Colorado's anonymous system for reporting possible acts of school violence.

An organization that represents school-based police says it concurs with new federal guidance that says officers should not be involved in routine disciplinary issues.

The U.S. departments of Education and Justice have issued new guidance on how school leaders can ensure that discipline polices comply with federal civil rights laws. They also urged alternatives to "exclusionary" penalties like suspension and expulsion.

Chicago schools find themselves closed for another weather-related difficulty, but it's just one more woe for a district continually struggling with attendance.

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