Why zero-emission school buses are gaining traction
Green school buses have received some high-profile endorsements. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is promoting electric school buses in his "Green New Deal," Vox reports. Sanders' plan would pay for many schools and cities to switch to electric buses.
School dress codes continue to generate controversy
Dress codes in Washington, D.C., public schools continue to disproportionately impact black girls, according one report. Elsewhere, districts are removing references to gender in dress codes and allowing students more leeway over what they wear to class.