When given a choice of public high schools, parents in Australia select those located in wealthier areas with fewer immigrants and Muslim residents, a new study suggests.
A requirement that middle schoolers be vaccinated against pertussis seems to protect the wider community and encourage preteens to receive other types of inoculations.
A new study suggests high school graduates are less likely to be sent to prison and receive slightly shorter prison sentences than criminal offenders who did not finish high school.
U.S. Foreign Policy
A collection of research and resources to help journalists understand the impact of the Mexico City Policy, which forbids organizations from using U.S. foreign aid to promote or educate people about abortion.
A new study suggests students gain about a pound – not 15 – during their first year of college. Also, young adults who attend college gain less weight than those who do not.
What is behind college grade inflation? A new study finds students are enrolling in easier subjects, while some soft professors may be handing out undeserved high marks.
Boys who ride the bus to school have a greater chance of being bullied than those using other transportation. But girls are generally more likely to be bullied.
Lesbian, gay and bisexual adolescents suffer significantly higher rates of violence and engage in riskier behavior than their straight peers, according to an unprecedented survey from the CDC.
A study in the
American Journal of Criminal Justice looks at where registered sex offenders live 15 years after arrest.
Researchers from the Vienna Institute of Demography study the relationship between childlessness and educational attainment among women from 13 European countries.