Stories like this are too frequent and always heartbreaking.
In March, an appeals court “upheld a dog-sniff of a student’s backpack for illegal drugs at school.” Original case documents (PDF) are here.
Beginning with the 2011-12 school year, high school graduation rates are being calculated by all states using the same standards. You can find the stats for the 2011-12 school term for your school system here.
Another article on using brain stimulation as a treatment for severe anorexia.
The college graduation gap (difference between completion rates for wealthy students versus economically disadvantaged ones) for children born in the 1960s was thirty-one percent. The graduation gap for children born in the 1980s was forty-six percent.
Students aren’t the only ones who suffer from bullying. Teachers do, too.