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Boos for Congressman about gun murders in schools

Grumbling and jeers met the request for a moment of silence for the 17 people killed last week in the Florida school shooting. “Let’s do...

Transgender students use bathroom of choice?

Public schools must permit transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity, according to an Obama administration directive...

Easing rules on what students eat

A bipartisan Senate agreement would revise healthier meal standards put into place over the last few years to give schools more flexibility in what...

Arabic lesson sparks Bible Belt bigotry

With the nation already on edge after the attacks in California, a teacher's lesson on Islam in Virginia's Bible Belt sparked an angry meeting...

Technology helps those who threaten schools

Threats against schools don't just come written on bathroom walls these days. Spread using smartphone apps, social media and Internet phone services, anonymous reports...

Schools struggle with shortage of substitute teachers

Carrie Swing wasn't alarmed when her fifth-grade daughter, Ivy, spent a day in a first-grade classroom at her San Francisco school, filling out worksheets...

Another victim dies from Washington school shooting

Another of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting has died, raising to four the number of fatalities after a student...

Adding guns for teachers in Missouri schools

Missouri lawmakers expanded the potential for teachers to bring guns to schools and for residents to openly carry firearms, in a vote Thursday that...

Schools work to help transgender students fit in

Isaac Barnett took a bold step last year: He told teachers and classmates at his Kansas high school that the student they had known...

Segregation returning to American schools

Segregation is making a comeback in U.S. schools. Progress toward integrated classrooms has largely been rolled back since the Supreme Court issued its landmark Brown...