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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09:00 ET Survey Finds 73 Percent Support Investments to Improve Health; Obesity, Future Health of Children Top Concerns

A new national survey of registered voters has found that nearly three-quarters (73 percent) of Americans support increasing investments to improve...


08:06 ET Live Music Tutor and The Contemporary Music Center Announce Strategic Partnership

Live Music Tutor, the world's first online music educational ecosystem and interactive platform for streaming music lessons between instructors and...


07:55 ET British International School of Chicago, Lincoln Park Student Becomes Top 40 Contestant to Compete in MasterChef Junior

Avani Shah is just an everyday kid who likes dance, art, Taylor Swift, and—most of all—cooking. After a nationwide search, Avani has just become...


02:00 ET BanBao start met het produceren van milieuvriendelijke speelgoedblokken

BanBao zet zich in om te bouwen aan een betere toekomst, om die reden wordt er begonnen met het produceren van de duurzame variant...


02:00 ET BanBao comienza la producción de bloques de juguetes respetuosos con el medio ambiente

BanBao se ha comprometido a construir un futuro mejor y, por esta razón inicia la producción sostenible y respetuosa con el medio ambiente de...


02:00 ET BanBao commence la fabrication de blocs de construction respectueux de l'environnement

BanBao s'engage à construire un avenir meilleur, et dans ce but la société a commencé la fabrication de jeux de construction durables et...


02:00 ET BanBao beginnt mit der Herstellung umweltfreundlicher Bauklötze

BanBao setzt sich für die Gestaltung einer bessere Zukunft ein und hat aus diesem Grund mit der Herstellung nachhaltiger und umweltfreundlicher...


Jan 18, 2017, 22:07 ET Thousands of Students Descend on NAIAS for a Day of Hands-On Learning

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) announced today that attendance for Wednesday, Jan. 18 was 59,301 attendees. "I had the...


Jan 18, 2017, 18:20 ET Baby Diapers Market by Products - East Africa Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2016 - 2024

This report provides strategic analysis of East Africa baby diapers market, and the market growth forecast for the period 2016 to 2024. The scope...


Jan 18, 2017, 16:11 ET 'Hitler in a White Coat' Stalks California, says Dr. Harte

Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist and former Libertarian State Senate candidate, condemns the new "children's rights" bill, SB18, as "a...


Jan 18, 2017, 15:42 ET 577 Remarkable High School Students Awarded 2017 Horatio Alger State Scholarships

Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding...


Jan 18, 2017, 14:53 ET Leading Probiotic, GanedenBC30, Receives FDA GRAS for Infants

Ganeden continues its trend of being the first to receive regulatory approvals with the announcement that GanedenBC30® (Bacillus coagulans GBI-30,...


Jan 18, 2017, 14:00 ET January 28: The INCLUDEnyc Summer Fun & More Fair

There is a great need for social and recreational opportunities for young people with disabilities in NYC. While special education law dictates...


Jan 18, 2017, 13:55 ET San Francisco School Districts Push for More Teachers

Education is the great equalizer, the most powerful path to success, and the most valuable asset in the modern era…yet the next generation's...


Jan 18, 2017, 13:49 ET Los Angeles School Districts Push for More Teachers

Education is the great equalizer, the most powerful path to success, and the most valuable asset in the modern era…yet the next generation's...


Jan 18, 2017, 13:05 ET Kumon Franchise Expands in Greater Los Angeles with the Opening of a New Math and Reading Learning Center in Buena Park

Thousands of additional parents in Greater Los Angeles will now have access to an individualized learning program for their preschool to high...


Jan 18, 2017, 13:00 ET Three Companies Receive Seed Funds to Develop Medical Devices for Children

The Philadelphia Pediatric Medical Device Consortium (PPDC) has announced seed grants to three companies developing medical devices for children....


Jan 18, 2017, 12:00 ET IXL Releases Adaptive Middle School Science and Social Studies Curriculum for 6th through 8th Grade

Today, IXL Learning, the K–12 learning program used by 1 in 9 U.S. students, announced the introduction of adaptive science and social studies...


Jan 18, 2017, 11:10 ET Kumon Franchise Expands in Greater Houston with the Opening of Two Math and Reading Learning Centers

Due to Greater Houston's thriving growth and booming economy, Kumon has seen a great deal of expansion in the region with the opening of 23 new...


Jan 18, 2017, 11:00 ET Kumon Franchise Opens First Math and Reading Learning Center in Belmont, North Carolina

Thousands of parents in Belmont, North Carolina will now have access to an individualized learning program for their preschool to high school aged...


Jan 18, 2017, 10:00 ET Colorado Child Abuse & Neglect Hotline 1-844-CO-4-KIDS Enters its Third Year with Significant Changes

The Colorado Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline 1-844-CO-4-KIDS (1-844-264-5437) in 2016 received an increased proportion of its calls from friends,...


Jan 18, 2017, 09:20 ET FDA and EPA issue final fish consumption advice

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued final advice regarding fish consumption. This...


Jan 18, 2017, 08:45 ET Miracle Flights Gives Holiday Blessings -- Coordinates over 700 Flights for Children In Need

Miracle Flights, the nation's largest provider of medical flights, experienced an impressive increase in families served during December 2016. The...


Jan 18, 2017, 08:40 ET Public Consulting Group to Take Part in Three Panels at SXSWedu

Public Consulting Group (PCG) is very pleased to be returning to SXSWedu, the iconic education conference in Austin, Texas, in March. We are...


Jan 18, 2017, 08:30 ET Homework Help App, Socratic, Launches Math Features

Just six months after launching the Socratic app, founders Chris Pedregal and Shreyans Bhansali announce the next major step in making learning...