The court says that it is well-settled that requiring vaccinations to attend school is within the "police power" of the states.
Some schools are making special efforts to address prescription drugs in their drug abuse prevention programs, in part because of concern that abuse of painkillers can lead to heroin use.
A bill filed by a Missouri legislator would require that state's department of social services to create incentives to encourage health clinics to locate in high-poverty schools.
Rules for Engagement's most popular posts of 2014 covered school lunches, violence, discipline, civil rights, health, and a whole-child approach to education.
The so-called "free care rule" does not apply to health services provided in schools, the federal agency that administers Medicaid said. That means schools can bill Medicaid for more services they provide to low-income students.
Taliban militants attacked a school in Peshawar, Pakistan Tuesday, killing more than 130 children and 10 staff and wounding many others.
One of Education Week's Leaders to Learn From helps students in her high-poverty district learn by offering them access to a food pantry and a place to clean their clothes.
Nine victims' families and one survivor of the December 2012 school shootings in Newtown, Conn., sued the manufacturer, distributor, and seller of the gun used in the attack.
In this Storify, Education Week reflects on the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
The court says an officer's use of a "twist-lock" to restrain a boy suspected of stealing a school iPad did not violate the Constitution.