The Republican-controlled body decoupled SNAP, more commonly called food stamps, from a bill that used to pass without controversy.

Harsh discipline policies and high-stakes testing both push students out of school, according to participants at a conference hosted by the Advancement Project this week.

The warning is a response to the expulsion of five students accused of engaging in sexual activity at school.

While educators often focus on class behavior as a measure of student engagement, a new study finds subtler facets of engagement can be harder to flag but just as critical for their long-term academic success.

The basic goal of eliminating obesity belies the fact that a student's weight by itself does not reflect health.

A new policy in Newcomerstown, Ohio, allows some school district employees to carry weapons.

In this roundup, pieces on gang violence, putting stress on youth, feeling "black," and "Monsters University."

Support staff in the financially strapped Philadelphia school district had decried layoff notices, but recent state funding offers hope. No financial commitments have been made, though.

Two unconnected stories both exemplify that, at any age range, positive reinforcement works wonders.

An old experiment from the 1960s on teaching discrimination is being passed around again on social media. How do you teach discrimination now?

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