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.
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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.
April 01, 2014
In "Race for Results," the Baltimore-based Annie E. Casey Foundation created a new index that uses 12 educational, health, and economic factors to rank how children from major racial and ethnic groups fare in every state.
February 06, 2014
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.