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Some experts continue to question whether lockdown drills designed to prepare students for active shooters and other emergencies do more harm than good.
School mascots that community members find offensive are being replaced. However, some school board members are choosing to stick with problematic mascots—even staking their political lives on the nicknames.
More K-12 leaders are choosing to install facial recognition in schools despite public opposition and research that casts doubt on the technology’s effectiveness.
Many districts plan to or have already extended the elementary school day to accommodate more recess. Other school systems could register free play as class time. But some students will lose school recess once they get into middle school.
Numerous districts are the subject of transgender lawsuits for not allowing transgender students to use bathrooms that correspond to their gender identity.
Dallas ISD administrators saw a surge in students participating in extracurricular activities when esports programs launched at 64 schools.
Florida student-athletes enjoy camaraderie and 'Good Game' playing in Super Smash Brothers esports tournament at Full Sail University's iconic Fortress.
Report: 87% of state history standards do not mention Native American history after 1900, and 27 states make no mention of a single Native American in their K-12 curriculum.
Audit finds several California school districts have undercounted homeless students, and may have thus deprived them of key services.
A new high school education program acknowledges that some students will choose to use drugs, alcohol or other substances. So, it's teaching young people to make safe choices.
Texas appears likely to approve an African American studies course while California struggles to revise its heavily criticized draft curriculum.
Districts across the U.S. are starting to adopt farm to school programs that connect schools to locally grown foods, promote agriculture education and encourage student-tended gardens, following National Farm to School Month in October.