Only 43 percent of schools reported testing their drinking water for lead in a 2017 survey released Tuesday by the Government Accountability Office. Among those districts, 37 percent found elevated levels of lead.


Students who pose a safety threat to schools can be male or female, socially isolated or popular, and academic stars or poor perfomers—in other words, they don't fit one single stereotype, according to the Secret Service's new report.


A controversial school discipline program designed to reduce student arrests cannot be blamed for a shooting by a former student in Parkland, Fla., a state commission said Tuesday.


Federal guidance aimed at reducing racial disparities in school discipline rates should not be rescinded, a group of charter schools, superintendents, and education groups wrote in a letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and Attorney General Jeff Sessions Tuesday.


In a year in which two mass shootings devastated America's schools, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions used a speech to a national gathering of school police to highlight a different topic entirely: immigration.


One-by-one, experts speaking to a federal school safety commission addressed factors commonly blamed for school shootings: bullying, mental health issues, violent video games, and media coverage.


This video explores how one school district weaves student voice into its social-emotional learning efforts.


A group of 12 state education leaders will collaborate to identify "promising practices to stem the far too frequent incidences of school violence," the Council of Chief State School Officers announced Tuesday.


When a student is grieving a suicide death or when suicide is in the news, conversations with adults can be crucial, suicide prevention experts say.


Of the 20 million children who ate free and reduced-price school lunches during the 2016-17 school year, only one out of seven participated in free summer meal programs, a report finds.


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