Heated presidential campaign rhetoric and divisive policy proposals have had a negative effect on school climate, a new report says.
So-called "summer melt" is long studied in the academic world, but students' social and emotional development may also regress when they are not in school, according to new findings presented at the American Educational Research Association meeting.
The school police officer was fired after a video of him body slamming a girl to the ground spread online last week.
The San Antonio district expects to wrap-up its investigation of the video, in which a school officer slams a 12-year-old girl face-first on the ground, early next week.
The law suit claims that New York City schools do not respond adequately to violence, harassment, and bullying, creating an unsafe learning environment for students. The plaintiffs seek class-action status.
A new law in Oregon includes grant funding for schools to pilot "trauma-informed" solutions to chronic absenteeism.
The surveys can be administered to middle and high school students, staff, parents, and guardians, providing real-time data about their perceptions of the school environment.
A new toolkit, piloted by City Year mentors, includes 12 lessons on how mentors can encourage growth mindset in those they work with.
North Carolina's new law, which bans local LGBT anti-discrimination ordinances and restricts restroom use by transgender students in public schools, violates Title IX and the U.S. Constitution, a group of civil rights organizations argued in a federal lawsuit.
Expanded federal data collection about LGBT students would help illuminate school climate problems and inform efforts to find solutions, researchers say in a paper released by the Equity Project and Indiana University.