A rash of measles cases linked to Disneyland have caused many to take another look at exemptions from mandatory vaccination policies.
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December 18, 2014
The so-called "free care rule" does not apply to health services provided in schools, the federal agency that administers Medicaid said. That means schools can bill Medicaid for more services they provide to low-income students.
December 08, 2014
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Attorney General Eric Holder announced today new guidance for states and localities that is meant to improve the education of youths in juvenile detention facilities and protect their civil rights.
November 25, 2014
The organization will advocate for new policies, meet with community leaders, and track use of such disciplinary measures in the state's schools.
November 04, 2014
Asa Hutchinson led the National School Shield task force, which recommended allowing school leaders to train and arm some employees if they deem it necessary.
September 02, 2014
A study by Attendance Works tracks the effects of absences on NAEP scores at a state-by-state level.
July 15, 2014
Gov. Jay Nixon calls mechanism for arming teachers "simply the wrong approach."
May 14, 2014
The reports, created by the policy group ASCD, include indicators related to students' health, well-being, and civic involvement.
April 10, 2014
The passage follows years of debate and a marathon discussion on the statehouse floor.
April 04, 2014
Mississippi's state law requires sex education in schools, but it forbids demonstrating the use of condoms and contraceptives.