School Age

Florida Prepares As Hurricane Matthew Barrels Towards Atlantic Coast

Toddler  20 November '16

Is Learning In Childhood More About Education Or Outright Indoctrination?

When indoctrination decides what education ought to be, it results in a type of learning that's void of creativity and open-mindedness.

Uninsured Family Of Farmers Plans To Opt Out Of Affordable Health Care Act

School Age  19 November '16

Recent Study Shows Dramatic Increase In Health Care Access Among U.S Children

A growing number of U.S. children have gained health insurance over the past decade.

HHS Secretary Burwell Speaks On Open Enrollment Insurance Period At Miami Dade College

School  18 November '16

A Significant Fraction Of Children Suffering From Mental Illness Turned Away By Treatment Services

Too often support comes only when a child is on the brink of suicide.

Tornadoes Touch Down Around Dodge City, Kansas Area

School Age  18 November '16

How Natural Disasters Affect Children With Aggressive Behaviors

Higher anxiety levels prior to disaster may serve as protective factor to after-effects in children.

Massive Blizzard Hits New England

School Age  18 November '16

Winter Is The Most Dangerous Season For Children: Higher Risk Of Chronic Bronchitis & Pneumonia Feared

Winter months increase children's risk of developing cold and flu that can lead to more serious respiratory problems. Cold and flu in children caused by the winter season can lead to chronic bronchitis and lower respiratory tract infection such as pneumonia.

Florida Residents Sign Up For Affordable Care Act On Deadline Day

Family Life  19 November '16

Good News: Children Health Insurance Has Escalated In The U.S

As a growing number of U.S. children have gained health insurance over the past decade, fewer kids are missing out on things like physicals and dental exams.

Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers

School Age  17 November '16

Why A Punishment Approach To Bullying Doesn't Always Work

The long-term effects of bullying can be heartbreaking. Bullies themselves are prone to academic problems, substance use and violent behavior.

Candle Light Vigil Held For 9-Year-Old Shot And Killed In Chicago

Behavior  17 November '16

Parenting and Race: How Do We Talk to Kids About Race?

Parents should know that race is a very much sensitive topic, and that they should be knowledgeable enough to explain to their kids why race is so important or the proper approach when dealing with issues that concern race.

Teacher Surprised With $10,000 As A Knowledge Universe Early Childhood Educator Award winner

School Age  17 November '16

Investigation Of Childcare Homes In Canberra Reveals Alarming Results; Kids Mistreated And Abused?

An investigation reveals widespread levels of abuse and neglect occurring against children in Australia’s residential care homes.

Lawmakers, Customs & Border Control Call For Law To Combat Human Trafficking

School Age  17 November '16

Fighting The Menace Of Child Trafficking

High rate of trafficked kids and unaccompanied child asylum are disappearing from United Kingdom care homes.

Protesters Outside The Guli Spring 2012 Fashion Show

School Age  18 November '16

Education Crisis Due To Poverty? Why Children In Poor Countries Choose To Ditch School

Roughly a third of children in developing nations are forced to miss school because they must work and the same number say their schools are unsafe.

Soldiers Return Home As U.S. Draws Down Troops From Iraq

School Age  18 November '16

Dozens Of Children Abused For Being Possessed? Police Unable To Resolve Issue

Campaigners say many incidents nationwide are being missed because police and social services have not been adequately trained.

Juicy Drop and WWE Superstar Santino Marella Dare Kids to Test Their Limits at Dylan's Candy Bar July 2nd Benefitting Champions Against Bullying

School Age  17 November '16

Homophobic Bullying: Why Children Should Stop Using Homophobic Language In Innocent Name-Calling Banter

Homophobic bullying may be directed at young people of any sexual orientation and at children who have not yet reached puberty.

Florida Struggles With Legal Herbal Supplement Which Mirrors Opiate Narcotic Effects

School Age  17 November '16

Mental Health: How The Use Of Anti-Depressants In Children Increases Self-Depression

Canadian doctors are increasingly medicating children with antidepressants and antipsychotics.

Landscaping Volunteers Help Beautify And Renew Arlington Nat'l Cemetery

School Age  17 November '16

Coping With Death: How Parents Tell Children About Dying And Bereavement

When a loved one dies, children feel and show their grief in different ways.

5th Annual Foundation for Letters Gala

School Age  17 November '16

Outrage Sparks As Poughkeepsie School District Pays 11-Year-Old $6,500 As Its Keynote Speaker

Marley Dias is not your ordinary school girl as she is internationally recognized for her advocacy on racial diversity.

Texas Motor Speedway - Day 1

School Age  18 November '16

Mental Illnesses Among Children: What Are The Odds?

Children are being unnecessarily labeled with emotional and behavioral conditions in order to get additional educational resources.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Kicks Off 'Curious World' Summer Tour, Inspiring Playful Learning Nationwide

School Age  16 November '16

Students Poor Performance In Schools. Who's To Blame?

Some reasons for poor performance are specific to the students and not related to external factors.

Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump Holds Election Night Event In New York City

Behavior  16 November '16

Parenting After the Elections: What to Say to the Kids?

In the digital age, little kids already have more access to news outlets that are beyond newspapers, and given the hype that the election had brought upon, parents will definitely need some answers for their kids and the right message given the election results.

Heather Jones

School Age  16 November '16

Kansas Stepmother Faces Life In Prison Sentence For Feeding Stepson's Remains To Pigs After Husband Killed 7-Year-Old Boy

A Kansas stepmother faces life in prison for the death of her stepson and for feeding his remains to pigs.

Dad's heartbreaking photo shows daughter's last eyelash as she fights cancer

School Age  15 November '16

Coping With Cancer: Dad Shows Love And Heartache In Daughter’s Last Eyelash

Comedian Andrew Brown of Melbourne, Australia was overwhelmed by the outpouring of sympathy and support from social media users when he posted a photo of his 7-year-old daughter Hayley's last eyelashes. Hayley is suffering from cancer called rhabdomyosarcoma.

Homeless Family Placed In Hotel After Eviction

School Age  16 November '16

Parenting 101: How Can Parents Make Their Children Listen

Refusal can be hard to swallow especially if it's outright defiance of a child towards his parents.

Lassie Joins Save the Children 'Prep Rally' Before Katrina Anniversary

School Age  16 November '16

Teaching Happiness: How Should Parents Motivate Children To Be Happy Amid The Ashes Of A Burning World

All parents want to see their child happy and succeed in life. But do they put in the efforts required?

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