"Our schools must be a pathway to opportunity, not a pipeline to prison," U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan said, addressing a school arrest in South Carolina that drew attention on the internet.
Barring a transgender student who identifies as a boy from using the boy's bathroom at school is illegal discrimination under Title IX, attorneys with the U.S. Departments of Justice and Education said in a legal brief.
Videos of the violent classroom incident have sparked concerns about race, justice, and the role of police in schools.
The teaching traits that help students succeed in academics aren't necessarily the ones that will help them develop resilience, agency, and growth mindsets--but teachers have to help develop both kinds, researchers say.
Students at a South Carolina high school recorded a school resource officer violently removing a student from her desk and dragging her across the classroom.
The number of schools offering free meals to all students through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's community eligibility provision jumped 20 percent this year, the second year the option has been available nationwide.
The attacker at a Swedish primary-middle school later died after police shot him, CNN reports.
Ahmed Mohamed drew international press coverage last month when police arrested him at his school after teachers said his homemade clock looked like a "hoax bomb."
The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders has announced a cooperative campaign aimed at preventing and addressing bullying among Asian-American and Pacific-Islander youths.
Three urban school districts, plus a network of charter schools, will split nearly $2 million in one-time grants aimed at helping students develop the kind of "mindsets" and skills that will help them learn.