Schools will use grants funded by the marijuana tax to hire student-support staff like nurses, counselors, and social workers.
Amid criticism that its "My Brother's Keeper" initiative is too narrowly focused on minority boys, the White House released a report summarizing previous efforts aimed at girls and announced a working group to address issues faced by women and girls of color.
The new policy comes as the district approved an agreement with federal civil rights officials to drive down disproportionate rates of discipline between minority students and their white peers.
To reach their conclusions, researchers from Virginia Tech University's Family Nutrition Program observed meals in three rural Virginia elementary schools over a five-day period, tabulating ingredients on a checklist.
This week, we read about the academic effects of the pressure to be sexy, a broader view of college and career readiness, how poverty affects schools, and more.
Large schools that offer students more options in areas like course selection are more likely to see homogenous cliques, a study concludes.
School police in Boston will not move forward with plans to begin carrying pepper spray after acting Superintendent John McDonough said he feared such a move might "drive a wedge" between students and officers.
Should schools feed students even if they have a growing negative balance in their meal accounts? Should there be a national policy on handling this sensitive issue?
Asa Hutchinson led the National School Shield task force, which recommended allowing school leaders to train and arm some employees if they deem it necessary.
A student reported the site after a school presentation about the dangers of sharing information online.