Why a pair of moms set out on a mission to ensure that every elementary school in their state offered recess.
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January 16, 2018
December 20, 2017
The Sesame Workshop and the International Rescue Committee will use a $100 million grant for an education and outreach program designed to address the needs of displaced Syrian children.
December 13, 2017
The 2012 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., stirred conversations about how to recognize threats, how to secure schools, and how to respond to the mental health needs of students.
November 02, 2017
The final recommendations of the President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis call for schools to adopt a screening method called SBIRT. How does it work?
October 26, 2017
President Donald Trump declared opioid abuse a public health emergency Thursday, a more limited move than he had pledged. The crisis has had profound impacts on students and schools.
August 28, 2017
Schools should provide services like after-school programs, mental health supports, and health services for students who don't have access to them elsewhere, a majority of respondents to a national poll said.
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.
May 19, 2017
When the North Allegheny district took a bold approach to school wellness, starting with its teachers. The ambitious plan included challenging teachers to run a local marathon in relay teams.
November 21, 2016
Several national K-12 groups will encourage schools to respond to numerous reports of violence, harassment, and intimidation that have occurred since Donald Trump's presidential election by reaffirming "the inclusive values that are the foundation of healthy learning cultures."
September 15, 2016
A new $5 million federal grant program promotes school-based efforts to nurture students' resilience following community unrest.