Schools would be led through a process that would help determine what strategies would work best in their environment to fundamentally change students' bullying behavior.
The bill would specifically protect students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender from bullying, harassment, intimidation, or violence at school.
The new Democratic bill, though facing political difficulties, would mark a big step forward for collecting data on school climate.
A group of Ohio teenagers has started teaching their peers about safe sex, in the hopes that listening to fellow youths is easier than listening to teachers.
Mr. Lautenberg died early Monday of complications from viral pneumonia. He was 89.
As part of the launch of a national dialogue on mental health, the president noted that violence and mental health problems are not necessarily closely linked.
The generally favorable trends are the opposite for some students, however, depending on the type of behavior and the students' age.
A new study shows that a major 1998 settlement aiming to take tobacco out of movies worked wonders. But alcohol hasn't gone anywhere.
Already, the Los Angeles school district is giving 7th and 9th grade health teachers the option of introducing students to the free service, Qpid.me.
Good teeth may lead to good grades, so it behooves schools to pay attention when governments tinker with municipal water systems.