Although the Texas school district's dress code states that "boys may not wear makeup," students are working with administrators to find common ground.
Already, an Alabama school district is seeing the positive impact of its new school resource officer, as two children have been saved from horrific conditions at home.
Going back to school can be an anxious time for many students, but one institution in Texas is doing its part to make sure that middle schoolers are returning refreshed and inspired to learn.
The country's divisiveness has spilled over into signage at an Orange County, Calif., high school football game.
The ACLU stepped in after there were concerns about the school's enforcement of the dress code, which had been revised to allow leggings.
A school in Georgia sent a "consent to paddle form" home to parents after reinstating the old-school method of punishment.
According to police, an 88-year-old man's foot became stuck between the brake and accelerator and his SUV killed Angel Hayes while she was on crossing guard duty.
"When Nike signs an anti-American thug to represent their brand, I will not support, wear, purchase, or endorse their product. Bye-bye Nike," the principal wrote on Facebook.
As high school students arrived at Marion P. Thomas Charter School in Newark, N.J., on the first day of class, they weren't expecting to be rejected at the door. That's exactly what happened.
Hallie Levine's 7-year-old son, who has albinism, was harassed by bullies at camp.
School administrators are under fire following a ceremony that took place on Monday to welcome students back for the new school year.
For four years, Kay Kirby would sometimes cry when she dropped her son, 16-year-old Andrew, off at school. Every day during his lunch period, she would text him and ask if he was sitting with anyone, and each day he would text back that he was alone. Till one day all of that changed.
A kindergarten teacher in California started the new school year by having each student create a custom pigment to match their own flesh. The project sparked “great” discussions, she said.
"He said he felt it in his soul not to hit the kid back," his mother wrote on Facebook.
The assignment instructed students to examine a list of 12 people selected to fly on a spaceship to another planet to avoid the Earth's destruction and choose just eight to board the spacecraft.
A Texas school district overturned its decision to ban 17-year-old Kate Pepper, who is fighting brain cancer, from wearing a turquoise-tinged wig to conceal her hair loss.
"Behind me, two rows of teaching fellows, residents, and medical students began cheering."
An 11-year-old was removed from her Catholic private school on Monday, after administrators reportedly cited her hair extensions as a dress code violation.
Two students from Marcus High School in Flower Mound, Texas, took to their Twitter accounts on Thursday to share concerns over the video that was shown in school.
Brecken Simmons, 8, gets a ride to school by officers after raising $3,494 for his local police department.