Asthma, dental decay and diabetes are some of the most common health conditions students bring with them into the classroom – and cause students to miss school. Schools are forming partnerships for student health in a variety of ways, including school-based health centers that provide low-cost medical, dental and counseling services to students.
School districts are supposed to spend $400 million a year on those services.
Check out our comprehensive database of vaccine data for about 9,000 kindergarten-level public, private and charter schools going back to the 2008-09 school year.
The new federal education law requires the change.
Officials cite "the critical link" between health and education.
More than 92 percent of California kindergartners are fully vaccinated.
Explore how a California measles outbreak spurred one of the strictest vaccination laws in the country.
Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed a law that will make sexual education mandatory for students in grades 7 through 12. Here’s what led up to the law and how it’s being implemented in the classroom.
The investigation resulted in 22 arrests, including an autistic student.
Lower rates of suspension were correlated with higher academic achievement for every racial group in the state, the study found.
The Student Voice campaign encourages meaningful connections with teachers.