Background data from the National Assessment of Educational Progress add to the growing pile of evidence that student absenteeism can hamstring a district's performance on the test dubbed the "Nation's Report Card."


Judges held that a five-minute dog-sniff of student belongings in a classroom while students were not present did not violate the Fourth Amendment.


Implementing rules about school breakfast is just too much as districts struggle with the many changes to school lunch this year, some school district food directors say.


A Utah lawmaker has proposed a bill that would allow parents to find out if their children's teachers are carrying firearms at school.


Despite a few notable exceptions, Hollywood is still very much a fan of positive public school portrayals.


A nonprofit organization in Terra Haute, Ind., has launched a program that gets students and school staff to praise acts of kindness they witness at school.


Michelle Obama wants schools to help students get the recommend 60 minutes of daily physical activity and has lined up partners to help them accomplish the goal.


The Education Department tells schools how they can address gender-based violence that can affect students' academic performance.


The district must stop using school police for discipline issues that school administrators can handle and stop suspending students out of school for minor misbehavior, among other steps.


To improve school safety, schools need more counselors, better communication between students and adults, and additional, thoughtful emergency planning, but not armed teachers, a House committee was told Wednesday.


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