A new series of reports argues that disparate rates of school discipline for African-American students and those with disabilities drive up the dropout risks and help push them into the juvenile justice system.
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March 13, 2014
February 05, 2014
A new research review examines the academic impacts of a wide range of teenage behaviors, from television-watching to early sexual activity to playing sports, and finds that the effects are often mediated by a student's particular social milieu.
January 17, 2014
Students who pay for their lunches with debit cards are less likely to hit purchase limits and more likely to buy unhealthy foods, a study found.
January 13, 2014
Two studies released in the same week make vastly different conclusions about the influence of MTV's hit reality shows about teenage pregnancy.
November 20, 2013
A new study by the Everyone Graduates Center at the Johns Hopkins University school of education found getting New York City's chronically absent students back in the classroom helped boost their academic achievement.
November 13, 2013
A report by the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania questions rates of suspensions and expulsions in the state.
November 08, 2013
Assessments don't offer any latitude to students based on their school's climate, but teachers do.
October 24, 2013
A new survey by the magazine Highlights digs into the hopes, dreams, and psychology of America's children, and finds adults may be focusing on the wrong issues.
June 23, 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 19, 2013
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the new findings are evidence that far more young women should be vaccinated against HPV.