Children This section contains news on all matters especially concerning children, covering education and childhood health issues around the world. Find releases relating to developmental and educational research, and reports on children’s social issues, such as bullying, learning disabilities, poverty, and behavioral issues. Also included are stories on anti-smoking, alcohol and drug campaigns aimed at children and youth, and legislation regarding child welfare and protection.

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09:43 ET An Enchanting Day for Children and Families: 2017 Summer Skate Helps Families and Children Connect Through Fun Activities

How many opportunities do you get in life to ice skate in July, especially when you live in New England? More than 80 families and over 85 children...


09:30 ET Hyundai Hope On Wheels Presents Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital With $50,000 Hyundai Impact Award To Support Pediatric Cancer Research

Hyundai Hope On Wheels® will present Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital of Hollywood, FL with a $50,000 Hyundai Impact Award. The facility, part of...


09:30 ET Hyundai Hope On Wheels Presents Hasbro Children's Hospital With $50,000 Hyundai Impact Award To Support Pediatric Cancer Research

Hyundai Hope On Wheels® will present the Hasbro Children's Hospital of Providence with a $50,000 Hyundai Impact Award. Hasbro Children's Hospital...


09:30 ET Hyundai Hope On Wheels Presents Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children With $50,000 Hyundai Impact Award to Support Pediatric Cancer Research

Hyundai Hope On Wheels® will present Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children of Orlando with a $50,000 Hyundai Impact Award. Arnold Palmer Hospital is...


09:08 ET Target and KaBOOM! Launch Four-City Play Everywhere Challenge to Increase Active Play for Kids

Today, KaBOOM!, the national non-profit dedicated to giving all kids the childhood they deserve through great, safe places to play, and Target...


09:03 ET Kids Can Capture Summer Adventures with Exciting New Tech from VTech®

Today VTech® announces the availability of its new Kidizoom® Smartwatch DX2 and Kidizoom® Action Cam 180, continuing its commitment to bringing...


09:00 ET St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, ALSAC Announce Chairs of Boards of Directors and Governors

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, which is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other...


08:57 ET Crayola® Introduces Silly Scents™, Bringing Playful Smells And Fun Colors To Back To School

Crayola, the brand that has not missed the first day of school in over 100 years, is rolling out a new line of scented art tools that will bring...


08:35 ET Miniwalla: The Forest Story, Free New Educational App for Young Children from Award-winning Composer Shirley Choi

Miniwalla is an animal sanctuary located in the unique setting of Java in Indonesia. Children ages four and up will enjoy meeting fun new animal...


07:00 ET Second Harvest Heartland Receives $50,000 Grant from the Walmart Foundation to Support SNAP Education and Outreach

Second Harvest Heartland today announced a $50,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to help fight hunger in the Twin Cities area through...


06:00 ET American Girl Debuts Custom Doll And Apparel-Making Experience With Never-Before-Released Options And Over One Million Design Combinations

Calling all young designers! For the first time ever, girls can now customize and design their very own Truly Me™ doll from head to toe, along with...


03:31 ET Guangdong, HK and Macao Jointly Published a Primary School Reader, Receiving Warm Welcome

Recently, Guangdong Education Publishing House of Southern Publishing and Media Co. Ltd. co-published My Home Is in China, a traditional Chinese...


Jul 23, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for July 23: Parents' Day

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: PARENTS' DAY Profile America — Sunday, July 23rd. Today is Parents'...


Jul 21, 2017, 13:48 ET BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life) receives 10-year $30 million grant from Ballmer Group

BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life), the largest evidence-based summer learning provider in the U.S. and a national leader in PK-8...


Jul 21, 2017, 12:24 ET Raymour & Flanigan, NBC 4 New York, And Telemundo 47 Launch New Tri-State School Supply Drive For Local Students

Raymour & Flanigan, NBC 4 New York / WNBC and Telemundo 47 New York / WNJU, in partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of America, announced...


Jul 21, 2017, 11:48 ET 50 Sing for Hope Pianos to be Permanently Placed in 50 New York City Schools where Sing for Hope Supports Arts Education

Sing for Hope today announced the 50 New York City public schools across the five boroughs chosen to receive Sing for Hope Pianos this fall. The...


Jul 21, 2017, 11:07 ET Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Olympic Gold Medalist Simone Biles Host National "Triple Play Day" Helping Youth Form Healthy Habits

To educate today's young people about the importance of leading a healthy lifestyle, Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Olympic gold medalist...


Jul 21, 2017, 09:36 ET AbbVie Receives CHMP Positive Opinion for HUMIRA® (adalimumab) for the Treatment of Pediatric Patients with Chronic Non-infectious Anterior Uveitis

AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a global biopharmaceutical company, announced today that the European Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of...


Jul 21, 2017, 09:00 ET FlowPlay Partners with RAVE Foundation to Bring 500 Local Kids to Seattle Sounders FC Match on July 23

RAVE Foundation, the official charitable arm of Seattle Sounders FC, has a new faithful partner in local Emerald City-based immersive games...


Jul 21, 2017, 08:30 ET Child Custody Expert Marlene Bizub: 7 Tips for Divorcing Parents

Everyone who has gone through a divorce has a war story to tell. So do the children. Parents contemplating divorce need to put the children's...


Jul 21, 2017, 07:00 ET NYC Schools Chancellor to Help Celebrate 5 Years and 22,000 Young Minds Introduced to STEM in NYU Tandon's Summer Programs

This morning New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña will join hundreds of students, educators, and community leaders to celebrate five...


Jul 20, 2017, 17:08 ET Thousands of Brand-New Toys Put Smiles on the Faces of Children in Foster Care

More than 300 Chicago-area children living in foster care received brand-new toys and enjoyed a fun afternoon of play today at a special "Play Your...


Jul 20, 2017, 16:44 ET Global Smart Connected Baby Monitors Market 2017-2021

About Smart Connected Baby Monitors Baby monitors, also known as baby alarms. They are devices used to transmit audio and video to a receiver to...


Jul 20, 2017, 16:01 ET Mattel And WWE® Launch Girls Product Line

Mattel and WWE are launching a girls' product line that features the first-ever fashion dolls of Nikki and Brie Bella, Sasha Banks, Natalya,...


Jul 20, 2017, 15:31 ET National PTA and AT&T Team Up to Help Close the "Homework Gap"

National PTA and AT&T have teamed up to highlight the importance of connectivity to student achievement and family engagement in education, as...