A U.S. Department of Education event focused on human trafficking and how schools can help combat the exploitation of children.
Investigators for the state Senate find that oversight of districts' use of federal and state meal subsidies is woefully inadequate.
A series of Education Week articles in recent months highlights some districts' approaches to shifting away from out-of-school suspension and expulsion.
Harassment dropped sharply as students who identified themselves as lesbian, gay, or bisexual progressed from middle school to adulthood.
The changes are parallel to shifts in USDA rules about school meals that took effect this school year and would exempt occasional fundraising events such as bake sales.
The newest drills raise questions about the effects of more realistic exercises involving gunfire and students boasting fake wounds
The guide affirms CDC's recommendations that boys and girls be vaccinated against human papillomavirus, the virus associated with cancers of the cervix and regions of the genitals, among other types.
Some of the barriers to treatment are missed opportunities by schools, parents, and medical providers to address prevention and early identification of mental health disorders.
The Niskayuna school district said that although the district has worked hard to implement the new standards students responded very poorly to the revamped meals.
Asthma has been linked to higher rates of school absenteeism, and from there to lower grades and test scores, although it may not be the sole reason behind low student achievement.