Debate at a U.S. Commission on Civil Rights hearing focused heavily on whether the U.S. Department of Education should maintain, revoke, or revise Obama-era school discipline guidance.


Two students are dead after a shooter entered a New Mexico high school near the Navajo Nation Thursday morning. The gunman also died at the scene, police said.


Philadelphia's efforts to reduce suspensions can succeed if leaders provide supports that are sensitive to the contexts of different schools, a report found.


If a school disciplines black students at a higher rate than their white peers, is that alone a violation of federal civil rights laws? That question played a big role in a confirmation hearing for the nominee to oversee civil rights in the U.S. Department of Education.


A case study explores a policy change designed to reduce suspension rates in Philadelphia schools through the lens of the larger debate on school discipline.


The U.S. Department of Agriculture published revised school meal rules Wednesday, locking in a pledge Secretary Sonny Perdue made in May to ease heightened nutrition standards championed by former first lady Michelle Obama.


A national survey sheds light on the sometimes conflicting messages children receive about kindness and how the unkind actions of adults affect them, findings with takeaways for schools.


Principals see a lack of time, inadequate teacher training, and funding as barriers to carrying out social-emotional learning in their schools, a nationally representative survey found.


The final recommendations of the President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis call for schools to adopt a screening method called SBIRT. How does it work?


President Donald Trump declared opioid abuse a public health emergency Thursday, a more limited move than he had pledged. The crisis has had profound impacts on students and schools.


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