Most schools are meeting a USDA mandate that requires increased access to drinking water at schools, though water consumption is still low, according to a new study.

An armed school guard and a principal helped subdue and arrest the attacker.

Do object lessons in sex education classes help students reflect on the emotional impact of physically intimate relationships? Or do they promote shame?

The USDA was instructed to create the rule under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, which also mandated new nutrition standards for school meals.

Other suburban Connecticut districts have seen enrollment declines, but not as sharp as Newtown's.

This week, we learn something unexpected about the targets of bullying, we read about social media in schools, and we find a new way to tell mom and dad that it's really helpful when their kid buys a school lunch.

Mississippi's state law requires sex education in schools, but it forbids demonstrating the use of condoms and contraceptives.

Children of combat veterans may experience trauma related to their parents' post-traumatic stress syndrome. This can affect their behavior at school.

In "Race for Results," the Baltimore-based Annie E. Casey Foundation created a new index that uses 12 educational, health, and economic factors to rank how children from major racial and ethnic groups fare in every state.

This week, we learn about preschool expulsions, teen pregnancy in the Choctaw Nation, teaching in New Orleans, and what it's like to be Malala's dad.

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