In separate reports, the NAACP and the Annie E. Casey Foundation looked at the broad causes of, and solutions to, America's education problems. Government was part of both.
A principal's hand-holding punishment brought wide media scrutiny, but many students stand on his side.
A federal appeals court has upheld a $1 million jury award against a New York district in a case involving persistent racial harassment of a student by his peers.
An updated version of the federally produced guide addresses how parents can address the drug-related issues their kids face now.
Cigarette smoking among 12- to 17-year-olds dropped from 2002 to 2010 in 41 states; but nearly 20 percent of high school seniors report smoking hookah.
Parents in Santa Clarita Valley, Calif., have been enrolling enough of their children in a random drug testing program that the school wishes to expand it.
Rather than their depression, behavior problems such as issues with attention, delinquency, and substance abuse hurt these students' grades.
In all, the agency said it received 28,971 complaints from 2009 to 2012, more than in any previous four-year period in its history. More than half were about disability issues.
About 1 in 15 people living in the United States who has HIV is 13 to 24 years old--and more than half of these young people don't know they have the disease, new CDC estimates show, and the agency says schools must work harder to prevent HIV's spread.
Only one of every two dogs is actually eating students' homework, according to a new installment of a biennial study of student character.