A new Arkansas law lists ways for educators to meet "the comprehensive needs of Arkansas children at each stage of a child's development from birth to postsecondary education or career."
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After the devastating school shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., in December, state lawmakers around the country have proposed hundreds of ways to improve school security.
April 23, 2013
A school district's use of a "timeout room" did not violate the constitutional rights of a student with developmental disabilities, a federal appeals court has ruled.
April 17, 2013
The National School Boards Association has labeled the use of out-of-school suspensions a "crisis" in a new report. The NSBA's new policy guide, developed jointly with the National Opportunity to Learn Campaign, for school board members urges change, citing statistics that show 3.3 million student...
April 15, 2013
The USDA received thousands of comments on its proposed regulations for foods and drinks sold in vending machines, school stores, and a la carte lunch lines.
April 08, 2013
Researchers found that a smaller share of students who received free or reduced-price lunches that had to meet higher nutritional standards were overweight than among students who did not eat school lunches.
April 04, 2013
In part driven by a federal grant program, more states are measuring schools' nonacademic attributes, including school climate and students' health.
April 02, 2013
A school safety task force convened by the National Rifle Association recommends that schools either hire armed security officers or arm selected school employees to improve school safety.
March 26, 2013
An analysis found 43 states include developing a positive school culture in their standards for principals, but most aren't ensuring that principals have that training.
March 22, 2013
For this group of students, schools appear to have issues needing tending to that go far beyond harassment and bullying.