Do we need a new way to determine what students are poor? Plus: the power of teachers to engage students, focusing on at-risk student populations, and privacy rights for suspected bullies.
The bill would mandate local bullying policies and require data collection and reporting at the local, state, and federal level.
The organization, which lobbies about school meal issues, called for higher federal reimbursements for meals, easing of nutrition requirements, and changes to pricing policies.
Human trafficking is more common and more difficult to identify than many educators may realize, experts say.
Advocates for poor children have renewed efforts to expand the definition of homelessness used by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
The Coalition for Community Schools drew from recent Office of Civil Rights data to show how school climate and civil rights issues have suffered under the current law.
Educators at a progressive ed-tech conference sought to provide nuance to the charge that the way schools have embraced "grit" has been harmful to children of color and students from circumstances of poverty.
The work of encouraging positive relationships in a school can be exhausting, especially with all of the other responsiblities educators balance. But successful students may be the fruit of those efforts.
A rash of measles cases linked to Disneyland have caused many to take another look at exemptions from mandatory vaccination policies.
Through the initiative, the school system will spend $20 million over the next three years through mentoring programs, targeted grants, and opening a new all-male college preparatory high school in a high-need area.