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.

Authors applauded a drop in rates for expulsions, suspensions, and law enforcement referrals, but they also noted continued racial disparities in some areas.

The case involves Trey Clayton, a student at Independence High School in the Tate County, Miss., school district.

Data show that gang involvement in adolescence affects a broad range of social, health, and behavioral factors into adulthood.

They are challenging the determination that they failed to collect enough signatures for a referendum.

This week, we read about the parental role in preventing bullying, the value of kindness, and preschool discipline.

This year's data release is the first since 2000 reflecting information from all schools and districts, including all charter schools and juvenile justice facilities.

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