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You don't mess with Texas, and, if you're in school there, you definitely don't wanna mess with the administration.The New York Times reports a study by the Council of State Governments released earlier this ...Also noted: Minority students faced harsher punishments more often than white students.
The outpouring of grief over a suicide could be seen as glorifying the person who completed suicide, which may cause other teens to think they want all that attention. Credit: MTCWhen a teenager commits suicide, schools usually ...The outpouring of grief over a student suicide could be seen as glorifying the person who completed suicide, which may cause other teens to think they want all that attention.
Dangerous chemicals were found inside a Staten Island school. Credit: Getty Images Last night's snowstorm may not have closed down New York City public schools, but most of the kids at P.S. 36 in Staten Island will be kept home by ...Parents are keeping kids home from school after dangerously high PCB levels were found there.
After years of enduring anti-gay harassment at school, Seth Walsh, 13, hanged himself from a plum tree in his family's back yard. For years, Seth's mother, Wendy Walsh, tried to get Tehachapi, Calif., school district officials to do something ...A mother reads her son's suicide note and describes the unbearable harassment at school that contributed to his death.
U.S. students still lag behind kids in other nations, but American girls still rock when it comes to reading. Credit: GettyWant your child to get a better-than-average education? It might be time to consider moving to Korea or Finland. In ...American students earn a C average in international testing scores.
A study has found that U.S. gay and lesbian teens -- especially girls -- are more likely to be punished by schools and the criminal justice system. Credit: GettyDuring a year when gay bullying and suicides are increasingly gaining media ...Lesbian teens are particularly at risk for unequal treatment from schools and the criminal justice system.
Selections in school vending machines have a direct impact on whether a student's daily food intake is balanced, a new study shows. Credit: Paul J. Richards, AFP / Getty ImagesThe saying "you are what you eat" may need to be changed to "you are ...Today's school lunch? How about chips, soda, a candy bar and maybe some cookies? Just hit the vending machine.
Are you giving so much of your time that you don't have any left for yourself? Credit: Getty ImagesMany moms are being asked to do too much at their child's school, causing a lot of parents to just say no. In this tough economy, there is an ...Many moms are being asked to do too much at their child's school, causing a lot of parents to just say no.
Should kids be given the chance to master course work instead of failing outright? Credit: CorbisYou may not like to see your children fail, but would you go so far to protect them as to eliminate the word "fail" from their vocabularies? ...A new policy says it's OK to flunk that test, as long as you pass it at some point.
Some schools require parents to volunteer. Credit: Chris Hondros, Newsmakers / Getty ImagesParents offering their services in the classroom may not be a new idea, but things have changed since your mom joined the PTA. Volunteering is now a ...Parents offering their services in the classroom may not be a new idea, but things have changed since your mom joined the PTA. Volunteering is now a requirement at some schools, but don't fret: There are painless and fun ways to volunteer, even if you missed signing up early during the back-to-school orientation.
Are you planning to volunteer at your child's school this year? Credit: Getty ImagesClaire Van Arsdale has been room mother for her daughter's class for the past three years, and she says she would do it again in a heartbeat. "I enjoyed ...
Last week, I appeared on the Fox News Channel to discuss the availability of condoms at Veterans Memorial Elementary School in Provincetown, Mass. Here's the clip: Watch the latest news video at video.foxnews.com This story has generated a lot ...
Please don't stop the music! Credit: CorbisSchool districts all over the nation are being forced to make hard decisions about programs as they face an increasing fiscal crisis. As just one example, a proposal recently adopted by the Taft City ...
In what could become an example for school districts nationwide, the Los Angeles school board passed a controversial plan last month that will let teachers manage nearly two dozen schools in the state's largest district. Ramon C. Cortines, the ...