An overflow crowd of 200 Newtown, Conn., residents voted to use $750,000 in grant money to begin construction on a new Sandy Hook Elementary School.


Researchers found that obesity and excess consumption of salt may be causing an increase in blood pressure among children and adolescents.


In this weekly roundup, stories on the workloads of school counselors, Trayvon Martin, and ending compulsory education.


The community foundation responsible for dividing donated money up among the families of those killed in the school shootings last year in Newtown, Conn., has announced the final distribution plan for those funds.


A new study adds further clout to the idea that dropouts are a national problem, not a personal one—because they cost the medical system money.


In this roundup of school climate news, pieces on glasses, gangs, and robots.


The new movie "The Hunt" depicts a teacher falsely accused of sexually abusing a young child.


The Republican-controlled body decoupled SNAP, more commonly called food stamps, from a bill that used to pass without controversy.


Harsh discipline policies and high-stakes testing both push students out of school, according to participants at a conference hosted by the Advancement Project this week.


The warning is a response to the expulsion of five students accused of engaging in sexual activity at school.


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