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It's advertised as the best way to kick that bad habit of smoking, but critics say it may kick-start a new generation of smokers.
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President Barack Obama is beginning a new effort to help students take the first step toward getting a college education.
7 hrs ago | Science Daily
A study reveals new information about the motor circuits of the brain that may one day help those developing therapies to treat conditions such as stroke, schizophrenia, spinal cord injury or Alzheimer's disease.
Public high school students who aren't college-bound will soon need to obtain job skills certifications before they can receive a diploma, under plans that received support Thursday from the state education board.
Consumption of high-caffeine energy drinks among high school students may be linked with mental health issues and substance use, says a new report, which calls for limits on teens' access to the beverages and reduction in the amount of caffeine they contain.
Members of the Inglewood, Calif. community were outraged to learn that school district administrators had spent $38,000 worth of public money vacationing at a luxurious hotel and spa - ostensibly for the purpose of discussing strategies for implementing the Common Core standards at schools in the impoverished district.
Premier Christy Clark and B.C. Federation of Labour president Jim Sinclair speak after meeting at the B.C. legislature Wednesday.
Union members are seeking the removal of Mullica's school superintendent who is pursuing tenure charges against a teacher who reported finding two kindergarten students engaged in sex play.
Gov. Pat McCrory says he's looking at whether he'd like changes to a law phasing out job protections of North Carolina school teachers while giving raises to the highest-rated instructors who enter multiyear contracts.
Officials in a western Michigan school district are investigating a report that a substitute teacher made inappropriate racial and religious remarks to students.
The College Board announced Wednesday the biggest changes to the SAT college admissions test since 2005.
Creators of the SAT exam unveiled plans Wednesday to make the test more rigorous in the face of stagnant national scores, aiming to challenge students to provide more analysis.
Authorities say six elementary students were taken to a hospital with what were described as minor injuries after a crash involving a school bus in Jackson County.
The Perry County School District and Superintendent Jonathan Jett, along with a handful of other district employees, have been named in a lawsuit filed last week which claims they "acted with deliberate indifference to the rights of" an elementary school student, leading to the sexual assault of said student.
Children in the central Illinois community of Washington are hearing tornado sirens for the first time since twisters crossed the state in November, killing seven people and destroying hundreds of homes.
A transgender teenager who said he was beaten and sexually assaulted in a California high school bathroom recanted the story, police said Tuesday.