A new report says a "culture of passing" led to the graduation scandal at Ballou High School in Washington, DC, but the scandal points to the much larger problem of chronic absenteeism in the US.
A new workplace wellness program leverages masculine interests and targets blue-collar men - with success.
About 60% of children in South Africa under 10 years don't live with their biological fathers. But research sheds light on those who despite the pressures remain involved in their children’s lives.
The science is still hazy - but our abilities are clearly affected during the recovery period.
The inclusion of menstrual hygiene in the Sustainable Development Goals marks an important step forward, but to what extent will it address the issue of schoolgirl absenteeism?
Cracking down on family holidays during term time is based on evidence saying absenteeism has an adverse effect on school results. But is this based on absenteeism, or the reason the child is absent?