Senate panel's amendment includes a plan to provide training for schools to comply with student nutrition standards.
Authors of a new study analyzed state policies on school snacks to see if they match new USDA regulations.
Eligible education and research organizations can apply for federal grants to implement and study school safety programs.
The flexibility comes as Congress considers allowing some districts to opt out of school nutrition standards.
The proposal would require the waivers for districts that can demonstrate at least six months of net revenue loss from compliance.
Sodium limits for school beverages included in a state bill would have ruled out chocolate milk, but Gov. Dannel Malloy says that won't happen.
This week, we read about at the non-academic supports necessary to help some poor students get a college degree, the problem of adolescent depression, how status offenses feed young people into the criminal justice system, and more.
Researchers studied Web views before and after the school shootings to see how people explore polarizing issues.
The reports, created by the policy group ASCD, include indicators related to students' health, well-being, and civic involvement.
Being a bully correlates with lower levels of a protein associated with inflamation, researchers found.