A new study says that the brain grows in a way that supports increased self-reflection when entering adolescence.
Education reform group StudentsFirst has apologized for calling a Tennessee lawmaker who sponsored anti-gay legislation one of its reformers of the year.
Could one form of emergency contraception become more widely available at schools now that the FDA has eliminated the need for a prescription for girls 15 and older?
Many school districts are changing codes of conduct to limit the use of out-of-school suspension and expulsion, but resources needed to make those changes are often limited.
A new Arkansas law lists ways for educators to meet "the comprehensive needs of Arkansas children at each stage of a child's development from birth to postsecondary education or career."
After the devastating school shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., in December, state lawmakers around the country have proposed hundreds of ways to improve school security.
Instead of exclusively focusing on rules and consequences, the document dedicates pages to prevention and intervention strategies that are intended to change students' behavior.
The budget increase would have provided nearly $1 million to hire additional police officers who would have been stationed at each of the district's seven schools.
While public health research has helped reduce deaths from car crashes and drowning, a ban on federal funding for firearms research has crippled the investigation of gun violence and how to best prevent it.
A school district's use of a "timeout room" did not violate the constitutional rights of a student with developmental disabilities, a federal appeals court has ruled.