New York City used a federal program aimed at improving the safety of routes to school, a program whose funding was recently cut off by Congress.
The White House contemplates supporting more armed officers in public schools. A coalition of groups says that won't boost safety but will snare students in the school discipline machine.
A federal judge allowed a school to transfer out a student whose parents objected to her being part of an anti-truancy student-tracking program.
A new CDC report shows binge drinking is a problem for roughly one of every five girls in high school.
The Austin school district is finding early success with a new anti-truancy program that tracks students with GPS, but only after gaining consent from those students and their parents.
A San Francisco charter school recently suspended 17-year-old Courtni Webb for writing a poem that demonstrates empathy for Sandy Hook killer Adam Lanza.
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Mean girls and bullies may sit at the top of the classroom pecking order in Hollywood, but a new study suggests in real life, kindness is linked to popularity among middle schoolers.
"I love this place," says Connie Sullivan, "I will stay here for the rest of my career, God willing."
In an hour-long chat, instructional coach Jim Knight answered questions about improving teacher effectiveness and increasing student engagement.