Increasingly, advocates and law enforcement officials are teaming up to show that some of the worst domestic violence situations can be prevented. However, in a Texas tragedy, Ronald Lee Haskell is accused of killing six members of his ex-wife’s family.
Many US colleges are failing to follow some of the most basic practices for responding to and preventing sexual assaults, concludes a first-of-its kind national survey released by Sen. Claire McCaskill.
Many students who paid for school meals are opting out, revenues are declining, and too many kids who are forced to take a fruit or vegetable as part of the nutrition standards are junking it, one school group says.
Some of the original Freedom Riders took a bus trip Wednesday to mark the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, and to teach young people about activism in those days. If you've forgotten their backstory, here it is.
Among other things, the rules add categories of crimes that need to be reported annually and strengthen protections for victims. Student pressure has been mounting to improve responses to sexual assault.
Although 83 percent of parents say it is very or extremely important that their children read this summer, only 17 percent say it is the most important activity, a new survey finds. Playing outside scores higher.
Society rarely talks about children conceived as a result of rape. But recent high-profile incidents, like the one involving 'Jane Doe' in Santa Ana, Calif., this week, have put these children in the national spotlight.
The N.H. town is seeking the resignation of the police commissioner, just the latest older white man to make a publicized racist remark. But blaming age just avoids the need to confront racism, experts say.
The update is necessary, civil rights groups say, because the initial guidance hasn’t prevented some schools from discouraging students whose families lack legal status. Groups concerned about illegal immigration see it differently.
The reading habits of 9.8 million students in Grades 1 to 12 are detailed in the ‘What Kids Are Reading’ report by Renaissance Learning. The annual report tries to identify enjoyable books and encourage more reading.