In part driven by a federal grant program, more states are measuring schools' nonacademic attributes, including school climate and students' health.
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April 04, 2013
March 28, 2013
The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that actions by drug-sniffing dogs constitute a search of property.
March 25, 2013
Students randomly tested for alcohol in middle school seem less likely to drink and use drugs during those middle grades, and they are less likely to drink when they get older.
March 05, 2013
Judges held that a five-minute dog-sniff of student belongings in a classroom while students were not present did not violate the Fourth Amendment.
February 28, 2013
The Education Department tells schools how they can address gender-based violence that can affect students' academic performance.
February 13, 2013
But school-based treatments do appear to more effective than others.
January 08, 2013
A new CDC report shows binge drinking is a problem for roughly one of every five girls in high school.
December 03, 2012
An updated version of the federally produced guide addresses how parents can address the drug-related issues their kids face now.
November 30, 2012
Cigarette smoking among 12- to 17-year-olds dropped from 2002 to 2010 in 41 states; but nearly 20 percent of high school seniors report smoking hookah.
November 29, 2012
Parents in Santa Clarita Valley, Calif., have been enrolling enough of their children in a random drug testing program that the school wishes to expand it.