December 19, 2012 When the students of Sandy Hook Elementary return to class after the holiday break, they'll be attending a different school. They'll also have a principal who will be a familiar face to some: Donna Page, who retired from Sandy Hook two years ago.
December 18, 2012 As a national conversation about stricter gun control takes shape in the wake of the Newtown shooting, some are arguing instead for arming school personnel. Supporters say having armed school officials would help prevent shootings and enable staff to protect children if one occurs.
December 17, 2012 A federal court in Texas on Monday will take up the case of a high school student who refuses to wear her location-tracking school ID. The 15-year-old sophomore believes the ID with the tracker is "the mark of the beast" from the Book of Revelation.
December 13, 2012 Afshin Gharib, a psychology professor at Dominican University of California, prefers to give open-book tests. His colleague William Phillips lets students use cheat sheets. After several arguments about the techniques, they decided to conduct an experiment to find out which method works best.