This week, we read about how health affects learning, the importance of play in brain development, a counterintuitive approach to helping at-risk students, and more.

The cliché that shooters "just snapped" devalues the importance of risk assessment, a psychologist said at the American Psychological Association convention.

Would it be better to adjust eligibility for free and reduced-price meals to account for geographic differences in cost of living?

A healthy school climate is key to making students feel welcome, safe, and engaged, Tweeters said.

Superintendent John Deasy issued a personal appeal to district leaders to keep tabs on one struggling student at risk of dropping out.

A new fact sheet details how rural districts can encourage their students to walk and bike to school.

Please join us in a Twitter chat Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET to discuss your strategies for supporting LGBT students and the barriers you face.

This week, we read about diversity, bias, school completion, and more.

Researchers say marijuana use didn't grow more significantly in states that legalized marijuana for medicinal purposes than it did elsewhere.

A new report by the Brookings Institution finds more poor people are living in the suburbs than in rural or urban areas, a shift that has taken place since 2000.

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