When feds raised the standards on school nutrition, students' meals became healthier, according to a study of about 1.7 meals in one urban district.
The grant will help Baltimore City Schools students process tensions that surrounded the death of Freddie Gray, an unarmed man who died in police custody last year.
As he unveiled a new set of actions meant to reduce gun violence, President Obama mentioned failed efforts to pass new gun laws after the 2012 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
Students of color and students who are Syrian, Muslim, Middle Eastern, Arab, Sikh, or Jewish may feel unsafe at school in light of sensitive discussions about international events, officials in the U.S. Department of Education said.
Harney County School District #3 is about 30 miles from the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, which has been occupied by anti-government activists since Saturday.
Having a teacher of another race increases the risk that young boys of color will be suspended or chronically miss class, according to a new study.
District leaders must consider a range of factors, ranging from poverty to public perception, when they decide to close campuses as Los Angeles Unified did this week.
All students and teachers were told to stay home as police investigate a bomb threat that was received by a member of the school board. New York City officials said they determined a similar threat there was a hoax.
While significant changes to gun laws have not materialized since the Sandy Hook shootings, the ways in which many educators, parents, and community members talk about and act on student safety has been profoundly reshaped.
As states prepare to expand their accountability systems to consider more non-academic data, California's CORE districts will share their social-emotional learning measures to help inform their decisions.