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September 02, 2014

Poll: Parents Concerned About School Shootings, Unaware of Disaster Plans

While parents fear disasters at schools, many are uninformed about schools' preparedness efforts, a poll by Save the Children found.

August 11, 2014

Cultivation of Curiosity in Children Linked to Later Aptitude in Science

When parents encourage their children to ask "why?." kids may be more interested in science later in life. How can schools engage students who didn't have that experience?

August 05, 2014

How to Build a 'Safe Routes to School' Program in a Rural District

A new fact sheet details how rural districts can encourage their students to walk and bike to school.

April 22, 2014

Guide Promotes 'Personal Opportunity Plans' as Route to Educational Equity

A new guide encourages personal plans to leverage community supports to meet the social, emotional, and academic needs of students.

December 31, 2013

Is Parental Input the Key to Healthy Student Eating Habits?

Researchers say updating parents on their children's eating habits at school is a cheap, quick way to encourage healthy choices.

December 12, 2013

Mandate Education Before Vaccine Opt-Out, Colorado Task Force Says

A Colorado task force recommended educating parents about the risks of not vaccinating their children before allowing them to claim a personal exemption from the requirement.

November 18, 2013

Colorado Charter School Angers Parents With Bullying Simulation

The leader of a Colorado charter school sought to combat bullying by trying to show students how it feels.

June 10, 2013

What's the Best Way to Measure School Climate?

The quality of the survey is especially critical in New York, where scores from the survey are one of the only non-academic indicators used in annual school report cards.

May 31, 2013

New Service Allows Students to Share STD Status Via Text

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 01, 2013

Will Shift on Morning-After Pill Increase Availability in Schools?

Could one form of emergency contraception become more widely available at schools now that the FDA has eliminated the need for a prescription for girls 15 and older?

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