Pregnant students need to be treated the same as other students, the U.S. Department of Education said in a letter to school districts today.
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June 25, 2013
June 24, 2013
More U.S. children were living in poverty in 2011 than 2005, and more children were living in homes where parents don't have full-time jobs.
June 20, 2013
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the new findings are evidence that far more young women should be vaccinated against HPV.
June 07, 2013
Without U.S. Department of Agriculture action this month, food sold in school vending machines and on a la carte lunch lines could remain unregulated until the 2015-16 school year.
June 04, 2013
A group of Ohio teenagers has started teaching their peers about safe sex, in the hopes that listening to fellow youths is easier than listening to teachers.
May 31, 2013
A new study shows that a major 1998 settlement aiming to take tobacco out of movies worked wonders. But alcohol hasn't gone anywhere.
May 31, 2013
Already, the Los Angeles school district is giving 7th and 9th grade health teachers the option of introducing students to the free service, Qpid.me.
May 30, 2013
Good teeth may lead to good grades, so it behooves schools to pay attention when governments tinker with municipal water systems.
May 29, 2013
Some countries invest in school meals even though the cost can be 50 percent of the annual budget for educating a child.
May 24, 2013
The majority of students' recommended 60 minutes of daily moderate-to-vigorous physical activity should come during regular school hours, the institute says.