This week, we start with pep talk from Kid President and then we read about leaders' attitudes about diversity, children's attitudes about race, zero-tolerance policies, viral selfies, and more.

The effort fits into a larger national picture of schools taking a closer look at how student wellness affects academic success.

Like all discussions about school food lately, the latest Congressional hearing on child nutrition reauthorization focused on whether schools have struggled to meet new federal nutrition rules.

The Mayors' Campaign to End Bullying, which aims to use evidence-based prevention strategies in schools, is a partnership of the U.S. Conference of Mayors and The BULLY Project.

The project was authorized through the 2014 Farm Bill.

Districts that make up the Council of the Great City Schools are pledging to invest in strategies meant to improve outcomes for boys of color.

This week, we read about helping black boys succeed, grit, what happens to popular kids, and more.

Alabama's law requires that sex education classes emphasize that homosexual conduct "is a criminal offense under the laws of the state."

Gov. Jay Nixon calls mechanism for arming teachers "simply the wrong approach."

Such photos can help promote school food efforts, often executed on a tight budget.

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