The police force for the nation's second largest school district will now refer most students who fight, bring tobacco products to school, or commit other minor offenses to counseling and services rather than sending them to juvenile court.
Advocates on all sides of the debates surrounding the federal school meals programs have invited members of Congress to come and see for themselves how those programs are working out.
As unrest continues in the St. Louis suburb, three of four public school districts in the area, citing concern for students' and families' safety, decided to keep their doors closed to students on Monday.
At a daylong summit, officials and experts in education discussed how best to end bullying in schools.
The fourth annual anti-bullying summit, called "Keeping Kids Safe: Opportunities and Challenges in Bullying Prevention," is taking place today at the U.S. Department of Education.
Updated: Schools in Ferguson, Mo., have delayed the first day of school as the community continues to grapple with a police shooting of an unarmed teen there.
There's a right and a wrong way to discuss the public health issue, experts say.
The nationally representative survey, conducted on behalf of the University of Michigan's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, asked adults about child health concerns in their community and across the country.
The Jennings school district cancelled school Monday after a night of looting and riots in the area, sparked by a police shooting of an unarmed African-American teen.
When parents encourage their children to ask "why?." kids may be more interested in science later in life. How can schools engage students who didn't have that experience?