While educators often focus on class behavior as a measure of student engagement, a new study finds subtler facets of engagement can be harder to flag but just as critical for their long-term academic success.

The basic goal of eliminating obesity belies the fact that a student's weight by itself does not reflect health.

A new policy in Newcomerstown, Ohio, allows some school district employees to carry weapons.

In this roundup, pieces on gang violence, putting stress on youth, feeling "black," and "Monsters University."

Support staff in the financially strapped Philadelphia school district had decried layoff notices, but recent state funding offers hope. No financial commitments have been made, though.

Two unconnected stories both exemplify that, at any age range, positive reinforcement works wonders.

An old experiment from the 1960s on teaching discrimination is being passed around again on social media. How do you teach discrimination now?

Sixty or more minutes a day, five days a week, students and teachers spend time together. So at some point, some student is going to strike a nerve. How do you respond?

The rules were issued just in time to take effect during the 2014-15 school year.

A new method of socializing students with autism early on shows promise for behavior down the road.

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