UPDATED: Democratic state representative Gail Finney, who introduced the bill, said that the measure was designed to clarify the boundaries of acceptable corporal punishment, which is not expressly defined in current Kansas statutes.
This week, we dig deeper into Chicago school discipline data, meet an ice skater who competes in traditional Muslim dress, and catch up with the cute girl from that iconic Lego ad.
The law will require many districts to provide federally funded meals during their summer programs. It includes an opt-out provision.
The Obama administration's recent school discipline guidance is laudable, but decisions about how to deal with student behavior are best left to local officials, wrote four House Republicans.
There have been at least 28 shootings at K-12 schools and at least 16 shootings at colleges and universities in the 14 months since the Dec. 14, 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., two-gun control advocacy groups said this week.
Districts in Massachusetts must implement programs that would help suspended or expelled students continue to learn.
While a Maryland district plans to form a Cybercivility Task Force to address inappropriate online postings, the role of schools in addressing such behavior is largely uncharted territory.
A study suggests that school drug-testing policies have no significant impact on deterring students from trying or using drugs, while a positive school climate does.
Children and teens have varied their caffeine sources, turning to energy drinks and coffee as they cut back on caffeinated sodas, a study finds.
A review of existing research showed that roughly half of parents with overweight or obese children believe their children are at a healthy weight.