Advocacy groups say the district suspends black students at four times the rate of white students. States and districts everywhere are being pressed to change discipline practices.
Pregnant students need to be treated the same as other students, the U.S. Department of Education said in a letter to school districts today.
The questions posed to districts and schools, which focused on school climate and discipline in recent data collections, would be expanded and drill deeper on those issues.
More U.S. children were living in poverty in 2011 than 2005, and more children were living in homes where parents don't have full-time jobs.
It's hard to mitigate school climate problems when you cut the people who are hired to mitigate school climate problems.
Companies that insure Kansas districts say that giving concealed handguns to on-campus employees who aren't sworn law enforcement officers is too much of a liability.
The top Democrat on the U.S. House education committee, wants the GAO to examine the prevalence of sexual and other abuse among student-athletes.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the new findings are evidence that far more young women should be vaccinated against HPV.
The decision by the nation's largest organization of physicians carries professional ramifications, if not immediate political ones.
The guide is a compilation of the lessons and best practices that have been gleaned from agencies and schools that have dealt with a range of emergencies.