New York schools have decided to put in smoke detectors to help catch students using vaporizing pens during school hours. Once vape smoke is detected, an alarm goes off that alerts school officials.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 2, 2018
Health experts urge parents to keep sick children at home as the norovirus outbreak in California now totals more than 950 confirmed cases. Thirty-two schools in Yolo County have reported norovirus infections, affecting both students and their teachers.
Public Health May 16, 2017
Baltimore mother Shanda Flemming was furious when her 9-year-old son Michael came home from school in tears, with a swollen mouth, and with three of his teeth missing.
Public Health January 26, 2017
The Department of Education pulled the plug on ITT Tech, and the former students of the school have a few options at their disposal. None are ideal, but they are not completely bleak, either.
Business Tech September 8, 2016
Many children do not like to eat vegetables. A study involving elementary school students revealed how to get kids to make healthier food choices.
Healthy Living/Wellness July 6, 2016
Play and exercise improve learning and boost brain power in school kids. An international panel of experts says time-out exercise or physical activities in school can help improve academic performance, promote core values and develop important life skills.
Healthy Living/Wellness June 28, 2016
A locker from a Canadian school took Tumblr by storm after students began creating memes based on the piece of school property that became a semester-long prank.
Viral May 20, 2016
A 7-year-old pupil from Sheldon Elementary in Texas managed to excuse herself from an after-school program by writing a fake parental note. See how the plan worked out and how her father reacted.
Life & Style May 5, 2016
Young girls studying in all-girls schools are twice as likely to have eating disorders compared to those attending mixed schools, according to a new study. Anorexia nervosa is no laughing matter as it leads to six-fold risk of death.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 24, 2016
Texas police officer Joshua Kehm was fired after a video of him body slamming a 12-year-old student went viral. The police and school administration are investigating the case.
Society April 13, 2016
New research discovered that high usage of video games translated to higher odds of better intellectual functioning and overall competence in school among children. It also found that gaming may help improve kids' cognition and social skills.
Life March 11, 2016
Robocall bomb threats resulted in school lockdowns and evacuations on Friday. A number of schools nationwide have reported increasing robocalls in the last few years.
Society March 6, 2016
Integrating physical activities into math and spelling lessons may boost learning among middle-schoolers, a new Dutch study revealed. The findings add to the growing body of evidence that support the benefits of exercise.
Life February 24, 2016
Apple has released iOS 9.3 beta 1 and launched a new website for iOS in Education. iOS 9.3 will be introducing new school-dedicated features for the iPad, such as multi-user capabilities and a new Classroom app.
Apps/Software January 13, 2016
Los Angeles officials immediately suspended classes on Dec. 15 following a terrorist threat received through email. On the other hand, New York, which received a similar scare, initiated an investigation and announced the threat was a hoax.
Society December 16, 2015
The Washoe County health district in Nevada is anticipating the scheduled school break in the fall to help allow students and staff members infected with the norovirus to recover during the recommended 72-hour period. The break will also help prevent the spread of the infection to other individuals.
Life October 26, 2015
Ahmed Mohamed built and brought a clock into school Monday, which teachers thought resembled a bomb. He was arrested and taken to juvenile detention later that day.
Gadgets September 16, 2015
Download these free apps available for both iOS and Android to keep you organized and to increase your productivity throughout the school year.
Apps/Software September 12, 2015
The abysmal results of testing by the National Assessment of Educational Progress show that more needs to be done to improve schooling in the United States.
Internet Culture April 30, 2015
Let's face it: 'Grand Theft Auto' isn't for kids. That being said, calling the cops on parents whose kids play the game is probably a bit much, but that's exactly what an eductation group in England is doing.
Internet Culture March 30, 2015
The American Academy of Pediatrics is against random drug tests in schools due to the method's high cost and low effectiveness.
Life March 30, 2015
After six months, Liberia reopens its schools and welcomes children back as the Ebola outbreak mellows down in the country. Many parents still fear the virus, however.
Life February 18, 2015
Karen Shearon allegedly threatened to blow up Susan Wagner High School after her daughter failed an exam. What happened?
Society February 7, 2015
A Kermit, Texas school recently suspended a 9-year-old boy for threatening to use the "One Ring" from 'The Hobbit' books and movies to make a classmate disappear. The school called it a terrorist threat.
Internet Culture February 2, 2015
You will not believe this astounding dance video that was shot, edited and stars high school students. Lead by a talented teacher, they work it to 'Uptown Funk' and film the whole thing in a single take.
Internet Culture January 28, 2015
Have you ever wondered how much snow it takes to close schools in different parts of the U.S.? This clever map from Reddit user atrubetskoy has your answer.
Internet Culture January 26, 2015
Some schools are having students arm themselves with cans of food for defense against intruders. It's every bit as strange as it sounds.
Internet Culture January 10, 2015
Meet Beaver Country Day School, the first school in the U.S. to integrate computer coding into its core curriculum. Here, high school students learn programming while also studying everything from English to math to drama.
Geek January 5, 2015
Epinephrine should be stocked in every school in the nation to treat allergic reactions in children, a new study states. But, how serious is the problem?
Life November 7, 2014
Ebola is taking the lives of thousands of people in Africa, and now resulting in the closure of schools in Texas and Ohio.
Life October 16, 2014
The FCC moves to revamp tech program to expand Wi-Fi service in libraries and schools. Opposition of the initiative questions its methodology and funding.
Legal July 13, 2014