Health officials in New York state have launched an "aggressive, multipronged" attack against the disease.
A blast of Arctic air known as a Polar Vortex has descended on the Midwest, bringing the coldest temperatures in a generation, if not on record.
The Denver Classroom Teachers Association overwhelmingly voted to authorize a walkout earlier this week.
State Representative Antonio Parkinson (D) came up the idea after he received calls from parents complaining about the inappropriate clothes other adults were wearing during school visits.
Washington state lawmakers look to sidestep school district fears about losing federal funding should they allow students to receive marijuana-based treatments at K-12 campuses.
Conservative author and Heritage Foundation fellow Stephen Moore was abruptly cut off by CNN's Van Jones after the native Chicagoan said he understands school violence on a first-hand basis.
A petition says the "Buddhist" practise is dangerous, but companies behind the mindfulness programmes say they help kids with resilience and self-control.
The mental health care provider that evaluated Parkland shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz will be partnering with Florida charter schools.
"Please accept this letter as my resignation as Superintendent of Buford City Schools. My sincere apologies for any actions that may have created adversity for this community and the Buford School District," Geye Hamby said in a statement.
"Now is the time to shift our focus from the necessary obsession over safety and security to the normalcy of teaching and learning," the superintendent said.
The statute requires any public school, and any other buildings utilized by local school boards, to display the motto in a "conspicuous place."
"LeBron James is an inspiration to kids all over the country," the petition states. "Betsy DeVos was hired without ever setting foot in a public school."
Kids are vaping in bathrooms, hallways and even classrooms.
Such a push toward increased use of law enforcement in schools follows a national trend that predates recent school shootings.
After initially identifying four alleged instances, police now say there are 16.
470 school districts in the U.S. have at least one school on a four-day week but a lack of available data means that number could be much higher.
Several locals were far from happy at the salon promoting a visit from Ivanka Trump.