In a new study, researchers found that children enter school with prejudices against obese peers.


The House version of the farm bill strips the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program of its main feature: freshness.


A first-ever report on mental health prevalence in children from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a first step in adequately addressing these disorders, the agency said.


In one step toward reforming school discipline practices, Los Angeles schools will no longer be able to suspend students for the vague reason of "willful defiance."


A new initiative that combines math tutoring with violence-prevention programming will serve up to 1,000 youth in Chicago this fall.


A majority of teachers say it's very important for schools to work on developing students' social and emotional skills, results from a new nationally representative survey show.


Recess supervised by coaches has been shown to increase students' physical activity to an extent.


A large proportion of American children are exposed to violence and assaults, and the developmental consequences can be great, a new survey shows.


Meanwhile, Sandy Hook's 450 kindergarten through 4th grade students will keep attending classes at a converted Chalk Hill Middle in nearby Monroe, Conn.


One study has found that about 16 percent of high school students reported being electronically bullied; another says far fewer students are bullied in cyberspace.


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