Those restrictions are a part of a larger bill that was passed and signed by Gov. Pat McCrory in a one-day special session Wednesday, making North Carolina the first to pass state-level restrictions on restrooms and locker rooms transgender students use in public schools.
More schools are participating in farm-to-school programs and serving local foods, but some barriers remain.
The settlement follows a federal lawsuit by the ACLU over a 2010 "gang sweep" at a high school in which students of color were "rounded up, questioned, searched, and forced to be photographed holding signs describing alleged gang affiliation."
Even well-tested measures of students' non-cognitive and social-emotional skills create unknowns and potential problems when used in high-stakes accountability, a researcher writes.
Charter schools suspend students of color and students with disabilities at higher rates than their peers, a trend that mirrors disparate discipline rates in traditional public schools, a new analysis of federal data finds.
Encouraging students' growth mindset is about more than just praising raw effort, Stanford Professor Carol Dweck said at an Education Week event. Read some tips and watch her full remarks here.
Technology can help promote development of character traits and such skills as communication and cultural awareness, according to a new report from the World Economic Forum and the Boston Consulting Group.
The officer was charged with second-degree assault, second-degree child abuse by a custodian and misconduct in office after an online video showed him slapping a teen outside of a Baltimore school. Another officer seen in the video also faces charges.
The pledge follows public reaction to an online video that shows a school police officer slapping, kicking, and swearing at a teen boy outside of a Baltimore school.
The officer was previously fired from his job as a sheriff's deputy after a wrongful Taser attack, and a court once granted his girlfriend a protective order against him, the Baltimore Sun reports.