With one in five children ages 13-18 living with a mental health condition, more schools are creating comprehensive, systemic programs to address the problem.
Too few schools test for lead, and those that find it have scant support to fix the problem. Educator unions are fighting to change that.
Recognition of the importance of school nurses will hopefully help move stalled legislation in Congress that will help schools hire more full-time nurses.
As temperatures rise and classrooms get hotter, the lack of air conditioning in many schools is creating unsafe and unproductive learning environments.
At Kennedy Elementary, teamwork, camaraderie, and mutual appreciation are the pillars upon which the school operates.
With substance abuse starting at earlier ages, states are looking to public schools to help revamp their drug abuse education programs.
If your district is thinking about making the switch to healthy school meals, consider these steps.
In one of the most productive agricultural regions in the U.S., thousands of students – the vast majority of them HIspanic – may be poisoning themselves just by breathing the air.
Mold in schools creates a toxic environment for students and staff. Educators are demanding districts take more action improving air quality.
“What we want is to normalize their experience, and give them the opportunity to learn, play, and cope with their medical condition.”