The new law, which was passed with bipartisan support from Illinois lawmakers, is designed to make suspensions and expulsions a last resort.


Poll respondents ranked student engagement and hope at the top of a list of signs of schools' success, well above standardized test results.


A new set of online lessons aims to help schools and parents apply research about growth mindsets in practical ways.


Do teachers, parents, and the general public support district and federal efforts to make discipline more even-handed? A new poll seeks to gauge opinions on district and federal policies designed to tackle "disparate impact."


Workers in school kitchens need more training in areas like basic cooking skills and new nutrition standards, a new survey found.


Changes in routines associated with the end of summer, a lack of sleep, academic stress, poor hydration, and prolonged screen time may contribute to higher levels of kids' headaches in the fall, doctors speculated.


Notifying parents of a student's body mass index may not be an effective way to address childhood obesity, a new study found.


Courts have typically upheld students' First Amendment rights on social media, except for instances that cause "substantial disruption" to schools.


The police force in McKinney, Texas, which came under extra scrutiny after an officer tackled a girl at a pool party this summer, also penalizes a disproportionate numbers of black students in the city's schools, civil rights groups say. They have called for extra training for school-based officers.


An independent investigator hired by the Covington, Ky school district says that a school resource officer who handcuffed two elementary students acted properly, within a law enforcement capacity.


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