Respondents to the survey, administered by the Sesame Workshop, said they often worry that "the world is an unkind place for children." Results come as schools increasingly focus on students' social and emotional skills as well as their academic success.
A Philadelphia teen with "mental health and medical issues" died at his residential school after a staff member restrained him during an altercation, police said.
Respondents to a national survey of school nutrition workers said salad bars, which give students choice and customization options, were among the most effective ways to boost produce consumption in schools.
Most reports of "scary clowns" have been unsubstantiated. The rumors, which have spread quickly through social media, have created a headache for schools.
The National Education Association says Donald Trump's campaign rhetoric has led to an increase in school bullying. But one researcher says it's too soon to draw that conclusion.
Effects of a school shooting in South Carolina were limited by policies and practices designed to restrict access to the building, a district leader said.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students completing a recent survey were more likely to report bias-based bullying, online harassment, and feeling unsafe at school than their peers, a new report finds.
The Dignity in Schools Campaign called for the removal of law enforcement from schools Wednesday in a policy document that also calls for new forms of discipline and student supports, such as restorative justice programs.
Schools are missing out on a learning opportunity if they respond to students' national anthem protests with discipline, a First Amendment advocate says.
The Aspen Institute's National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development aims to "advance a new vision for what constitutes success in schools," with a special focus on social-emotional learning.