New research underscores the important role that adult alcohol policies and habits play on youth drinking.
The Obama administration has created a new competitive grant program called "Skills for Success" aimed at helping middle school kids develop traits like grit and resilience.
There haven't been many signs that House Republican leadership is interested in the subject, but there's a big bipartisan push in the Senate to address the entire criminal justice system, which could give it wings.
The poll, administered by Communities in Schools and Public Opinion Strategies, also identified student apathy, disruptive student behavior, and a lack of parental involvement as problematic.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill this week that waives government immunity for schools in the event of shootings or other forms of violence.
The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning calls its secondary schools guide a Consumer Reports for social-emotional learning programs.
The number of low-income children who eat federally subsidized summer meals continues to grow, a new report says, but work remains to be done.
Maybe spelling bee competitors are just naturally good spellers. Or maybe their success can be at least partially attributed to the way they approach learning and failure.
Reducing suspensions was one of former Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson's top priorities. Soon after she left the job in December, the district's suspensions were on the rise.
New online training materials will help teachers recognize warning signs of suicide and mental health issues in students so that they know when to ask for help, a coalition of groups said.