A review of studies of single-sex classrooms found many claims of their value could be attributed to other factors, such as parental income and education levels.
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February 06, 2014
January 30, 2014
The school originally allowed the student to use the girls' bathroom, but it changed course after controversy surrounding the issue.
January 29, 2014
The Golden State started tracking more detailed discipline data last year.
January 29, 2014
The new rule requires districts to adopt policies that "reflect a discipline philosophy based on the goals of fostering, teaching, and acknowledging positive behavior."
January 27, 2014
The proposal would also require school boards to keep names of armed employees private.
January 21, 2014
Under a state law passed in 2011, school officials documented 1,431 cases of bullying across the Nutmeg State during the 2012-13 school year.
January 10, 2014
A bipartisan bill would provide public support for Colorado's anonymous system for reporting possible acts of school violence.
December 26, 2013
A Kentucky task force has recommended changes to the state's justice system that could reduce youth incarceration rates in part by limiting court involvement for offenses like truancy.
December 12, 2013
A Colorado task force recommended educating parents about the risks of not vaccinating their children before allowing them to claim a personal exemption from the requirement.
December 11, 2013
A national study found few states have investigated whether decisions to raise compulsory school attendance ages actually reduced dropout rates. The study recommends a careful review of the effects as Maryland raises its attendance age in two phases.