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What's wrong with the classroom?

Should children ever repeat a year at school?

What's the Buzz?: According to the research, holding children back a grade can do them more harm than good. David Richardson and Angela Mollard discuss.

Do Kids Really Need Homework?

In this edition of "Assignment America," Steve Hartman meets a precocious 11-year-old in the 5th grade, Ben Berrafato, who eloquently compares homework assig...

Middle School Drops Letter Grades

Report cards could become a thing of the past for Waukee Middle School students.

A Recovering Perfectionist's Journey To Give Up Grades | Starr Sackstein | TEDxYouth@BHS

Discover how and why Starr decided to take a risk and throw out traditional grading. Learn how she involved her students in the grading process and how she h...

School has become too hostile to boys

AEI resident scholar Christina Hoff Sommers explores the growing gender gap in education and its implications for future genera...

Why Boys Are Falling Behind In School

Boys are falling behind their female peers in school, and this is true around the world. Why are boys classified as low achievers? John and Hannah discuss

Children: Obesity and Nutrition

Studies show that today's youngsters tend to be heavier than their counterparts were a generation ago, and that over 30 percent of America's school-age young.

Fixing the childhood obesity epidemic | Matt Young | TEDxStanleyPark

Childhood obesity is becoming the #1 preventable disease amongst children in the world. Despite this, the needle continues to move in the wrong direction.

Some Students Rebel Against Healthy School Lunches

New mandate to help fight obesity leaves one school feeling unsatisfied.

Students say L.A. lunch menu makeover inedible

Few students have anything good to say about Los Angeles' new healthier lunch menus in schools. Bill Whitaker reports on the school district's menu makeover.

School lunches become billion dollar battlefield

Under an initiative backed by the First Lady, USDA is making the first radical changes to school lunches in 15 years.

Activity: Are your kids getting enough?

Do you know how much physical activity your children need for healthy growth and development? Are you looking for ideas to increase physical activity?

The importance of physical activity at school

The importance of physical activity at school Quality physical activity in children and youth does more than improve health and well-being.

Do teachers get paid enough?

Many schools are back in session and teachers are having to dip in their own pockets to pay for supplies.

How to Survive on a Teachers Salary -

Could you support a family of four on a teachers salary? One man is doing just that and hes not only surviving hes thriving.

Team 10 digs deeper into San Diego Unified School District teacher salaries

San Diego Unified teachers say they've been working without a contract for nearly a year.

How to Help Your Child Manage Stress | Child Anxiety

No child should suffer depression and anxiety without help, seek professional help for you and your child.

The Effects of Stress in Kids

Stress doesn't affect only busy adults juggling too many tasks at once. Stress in children is widespread, and everyone experiences stress.

School takes unique approach to teaching kids with ADHD

A school in New Hampshire is gaining national attention for its approach to dealing with ADHD.

Accommodations and Modifications for Students with Disabilities

For students with disabilities, the right accommodations and modifications can be as important to school success as appropriate IEP goals. These educational ...

Unraveling Zero Tolerance | Retro Report

Over the last 30 years, schools across the country have enacted tough new discipline policies. Some of those schools say they went too far.

Smaller class sizes help students learn

Do smaller class sizes help the student learn better?

Smaller Class Size (QEIA) | Orla

Orla Ayton, a student at Miraloma Elementary in San Francisco, talks about the importance of smaller class sizes.

How does school breakfast affect academic achievement?

Does School Breakfast have an impact on academic achievement? Recent research suggests that it can boost students' cognitive functioning, memory, and test grades?

How the food you eat affects your brain - Mia Nacamulli

When it comes to what you bite, chew and swallow, your choices have a direct and long-lasting effect on the most powerful organ in your body: your brain. So which foods cause you to feel so tired after lunch?