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The head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration re-emphasized the agency's call for seat belts on school buses in the aftermath of a crash in Chattanooga that killed six students.
December 1, 2016 – AP
A New Jersey town's school board has adopted a medical marijuana policy that falls in line with recent legislation signed by Gov. Chris Christie.
December 1, 2016 – AP
Education leaders are responding to student walkouts, racist graffiti, bullying infused with political jabs, and fears of deportation and harassment for some students.
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
The U.S. education system's erasure of Indigenous historical and present realities is damaging to Native students, writes Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz.
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
Education Week checks back with Ayat Husseini, a student whose parents were reluctant to to let her leave home to attend her first-choice college.
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
The Texas Education Agency has told schools that they must provide services to all eligible students with disabilities and that they won't be penalized for serving too many children, after the U.S. Department of Education ordered the state agency to end an 8.5 percent benchmark on special education enrollment.
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
Schools are paying renewed attention to researchers' warnings that the "blue light" from mobile devices can shake the sleep patterns of children and teenagers.
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. has called on states to stop allowing schools to use corporal punishment to discipline students, arguing that it is a "harmful practice."
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
A school bus driver who authorities say was speeding along a narrow, winding road when he wrapped his vehicle around a tree was arrested and charged with vehicular homicide in the deaths of five children.
November 22, 2016 – AP
Bloodied students lay on stretchers, while other children walked away dazed with their parents after an elementary school bus crash that killed at least five Monday in Chattanooga.
November 22, 2016 – AP

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