While mental health is a priority for many high school students, they don't always see their schools as supportive places where they can seek help, a new survey finds.
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July 27, 2017
June 30, 2017
When bullied children stay home to avoid hurtful relationships, schools lose tens of millions of dollars each year, a new study says.
June 27, 2017
Adults see black girls as less innocent, more independent, and less in need of nurturing and protection than their white peers, says a report with implications for school discipline and juvenile justice.
June 27, 2017
It takes different strategies to get different types of students engaged in classroom work, a new report suggests. Do you agree with its conclusions?
May 16, 2017
Rates of student victimization at school have fallen over the past two decades, federal data show. And fewer students report a fear of harm at school.
May 15, 2017
Many states require a doctor's note if a student brings sunscreen, an over-the-counter drug, to school. A handful of states have changed that and others are looking to follow suit.
May 02, 2017
The nation's largest school district will require every public school to make a single-stall restroom available for student use to provide an option for transgender students, gender non-conforming students, and students with medical needs, the district said.
May 01, 2017
The incident touches on larger discussions about the role of school security personnel in routine disciplinary issues and whether it's appropriate to carry pepper spray in school settings.
January 31, 2017
Supreme Court nominee Neil M. Gorsuch dissented in a case last year, arguing that a school resource officer handcuffed and arrested a student for a situation that could have been handled by school principal.
January 30, 2017
An analysis of federal data by the Education Week Research Center explores students' exposure to law enforcement in schools and persistent racial disparities in rates of student arrests and referrals to law enforcement.