California joins West Virginia and Mississippi in eliminating broad philosophical exemptions from state vaccine requirements.
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June 30, 2015
June 25, 2015
A Massachusetts-based program has taken aim at curbing high stress levels among millennials and is having some early success, according to researchers.
June 25, 2015
The ASCD indicators, taken from a range of federal sources, include household educational attainment levels, student-to-school counselor ratios, graduation rates by race, bullying data, and more.
June 12, 2015
New research underscores the important role that adult alcohol policies and habits play on youth drinking.
June 11, 2015
Unlike some other statewide programs, teaching students about organ donation hasn't helped increase the number of transplantations.
June 08, 2015
The Center for American Progress says services aimed at improving health and education outcomes for infants and toddlers from low-income families are often underfunded and provided in scattershot fashion.
April 16, 2015
The finding comes from a nationally representative survey of students, which also found many students use multiple forms of tobacco products.
March 27, 2015
While 3-in-4 young adults support public school sex education, less than half have found it useful in real life situations.
March 18, 2015
A UK child health expert is causing a stir by recommending that teachers tackle girls' body image issues by having boys discuss what they think is attractive.
February 19, 2015
When it comes to sex education, there's a huge difference between requiring schools to seek parental consent for all students and allowing some parents to opt their students out, advocates say.