While public health research has helped reduce deaths from car crashes and drowning, a ban on federal funding for firearms research has crippled the investigation of gun violence and how to best prevent it.
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April 24, 2013
April 22, 2013
A new study on the medical consequences of the popular Cinnamon Challenge shows more proof that schools can add valuable context to cultural trends.
April 17, 2013
The National School Boards Association has labeled the use of out-of-school suspensions a "crisis" in a new report. The NSBA's new policy guide, developed jointly with the National Opportunity to Learn Campaign, for school board members urges change, citing statistics that show 3.3 million student...
April 10, 2013
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there are about 535,000 children ages 1 to 5 nationwide who have elevated blood levels, which can have an effect on academic achievement.
April 08, 2013
Researchers found that a smaller share of students who received free or reduced-price lunches that had to meet higher nutritional standards were overweight than among students who did not eat school lunches.
April 08, 2013
The authors cite a statistic they label "most disturbing": Some 36 percent of all black male students with disabilities were suspended out of school during the 2009-10 school year.
April 05, 2013
Researchers who analyzed the NRA school safety proposal say it's expensive to implement, could increase the potential for injuries, and fails to get at the roots of the school violence.
April 01, 2013
A new study of children in the United Kingdom shows that neither television nor video-game exposure determines a child's prosocial tendencies.
March 26, 2013
An analysis found 43 states include developing a positive school culture in their standards for principals, but most aren't ensuring that principals have that training.
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.