In a new study, researchers found that children enter school with prejudices against obese peers.
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May 17, 2013
May 16, 2013
A first-ever report on mental health prevalence in children from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a first step in adequately addressing these disorders, the agency said.
May 15, 2013
A majority of teachers say it's very important for schools to work on developing students' social and emotional skills, results from a new nationally representative survey show.
May 14, 2013
Recess supervised by coaches has been shown to increase students' physical activity to an extent.
May 13, 2013
A large proportion of American children are exposed to violence and assaults, and the developmental consequences can be great, a new survey shows.
May 10, 2013
One study has found that about 16 percent of high school students reported being electronically bullied; another says far fewer students are bullied in cyberspace.
May 08, 2013
Researchers continue to strengthen the link between positive school climates and student achievement.
May 03, 2013
In a new series of briefs, the American Educational Research Association examines what we do and don't know about bullying.
May 02, 2013
A new study says that the brain grows in a way that supports increased self-reflection when entering adolescence.
April 30, 2013
Many school districts are changing codes of conduct to limit the use of out-of-school suspension and expulsion, but resources needed to make those changes are often limited.