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.


There have been 14,587 out-of-school suspensions in the district between the beginning of the school year and January, a 36 percent drop from the same time period in 2010-11.


This week, we read about the lifelong struggle of recovery, the grief that follows teen suicide, the joy of forgiveness, and the web of challenges for children in Detroit.


A review of studies of single-sex classrooms found many claims of their value could be attributed to other factors, such as parental income and education levels.


A new research review examines the academic impacts of a wide range of teenage behaviors, from television-watching to early sexual activity to playing sports, and finds that the effects are often mediated by a student's particular social milieu.


A new online campaign is calling on congress to pass a bill that would end the use of corporal punishment in schools.


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