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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Apr 20, 2018, 20:45 ET Children's Learning Adventure is Offering Free Care to Families Affected by Teachers Strike

Recent teacher strikes have caused schools to close across the nation. Strikes have been influenced by the demand of better funding for the state's...


Apr 20, 2018, 14:52 ET FYE Launches Exclusive Tees in Collaboration with Neff and Nickelodeon

FYE, for your entertainment, is rolling out a new line of exclusive apparel that pairs the active fashion Neff brand with the playful imagery of...


Apr 20, 2018, 14:32 ET "Puppets For Puppetry" Benefit on Saturday, May 5, 2018 Hosted by Chris Hardwick, With Special Guests Jack McBrayer, Bobby Moynihan, and Musical Guest Jason Mraz

The Center for Puppetry Arts will hold its second Puppets for Puppetry dinner and show on Saturday, May 5th, 2018, at The Jim Henson Company's...


Apr 20, 2018, 13:38 ET PepsiCo Fourth Annual "Rolling Remembrance" Campaign Will Benefit Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation

In remembrance of military members who have lost their lives while serving the United States, and in honor of the surviving families, PepsiCo...


Apr 20, 2018, 12:00 ET National Park Service Partners with Eastern National to Create Passport to Your National Parks® Junior Ranger Edition

Kids now have their own version of the popular national park passport book. Designed to complement and encourage participation in national parks'...


Apr 20, 2018, 09:53 ET Learning Forward demands safe learning spaces for all educators and students

Learning Forward believes that schools should be safe spaces for learning for all. Guns and violence have no place in schools. Taking steps...


Apr 20, 2018, 05:00 ET Seven Outstanding Teens Receive Operation Homefront 2018 Military Child of the Year® Award

Joined by senior leaders of the nation's armed forces, Operation Homefront, serving America's military families®, presented seven outstanding...


Apr 19, 2018, 19:12 ET Seattle Joins Growing List of Cities with Tobacco-Free Baseball -- 15 of 30 MLB Stadiums Have Knocked Tobacco Out of the Park

Adding momentum to the national campaign to take tobacco out of baseball, the King County Board of Health voted today to prohibit use of smokeless...


Apr 19, 2018, 17:31 ET WE Day California Unites Young Change-Makers with Anthony Anderson, Jennifer Aniston, Dierks Bentley, The Chainsmokers, Will Ferrell, Morgan Freeman, Selena Gomez and More

- Photos and video footage available on the WE Day California Electronic Press Kit - - WE Day California is free to thousands of students thanks to...


Apr 19, 2018, 17:05 ET VCJH Students Attempt to Break GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Title

The entire Valley Christian Junior High (VCJH) student body has spent the past month designing and building their very own Rube Goldberg Machine,...


Apr 19, 2018, 16:23 ET StandUp For Kids Kicks Off 28th Annual "48 Hours On The Streets"

For nearly three decades, StandUp For Kids, a national non-profit youth advocacy and outreach organization, has been on the streets and changing...


Apr 19, 2018, 14:12 ET Californians for Consumer Privacy Calls on Google to Drop Opposition to the California Consumer Privacy Act and Stop the Tracking of Kids

Today, Californians for Consumer Privacy called on Google to stop funding the opposition to the California Consumer Privacy Act and to stop the...


Apr 19, 2018, 12:54 ET Improving emergency room visits for kids with autism spectrum disorder: study

How health care workers interact with young patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) – and their families – can turn an emergency room or...


Apr 19, 2018, 11:48 ET 2018 Great American Milk Drive

Today, the Great American Milk Drive kicked off at more than 50 Shoppers Food & Pharmacy and 20 Shop'n Save stores in the Greater Washington,...


Apr 19, 2018, 11:04 ET Wild & Wolf Recalls Petit Collage Children's Toy Xylophones Due to Choking Hazard

https://cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Wild--Wolf-Recalls-Petit-Collage-Childrens-Toy-Xylophones-Due-to-Choking-Hazard Recall Summary Name of Product:...


Apr 19, 2018, 10:57 ET Mac & Mia Secures $5M In New Funding To Grow Market Leadership Position While Delivering Personalized Value To Busy Parents

Mac & Mia, the premier stylist-driven, curated children's apparel service delivering a convenient, personalized experience to busy households,...


Apr 19, 2018, 10:50 ET "Help & Hope by Text" Customized Messaging Platform Provides Evidence-Based Strategies to Help Empower Parents to Communicate; Motivate Their Kids

The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, the nation's leading nonprofit committed to helping families struggling with their son's or daughter's...


Apr 19, 2018, 10:41 ET Global Baby Stroller and Pram Market 2018-2022

About Baby Strollers and Prams These are hand-pushed vehicles used to carry babies and young infants. They are available as distinct types for...


Apr 19, 2018, 10:01 ET Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford becomes the West Coast's first LEED Platinum children's hospital

The new Main building at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford has been awarded LEED Platinum certification by the U.S. Green Building...


Apr 19, 2018, 09:00 ET Redesigned digital handbook empowers homeless youth to explore legal rights

Digital agency One North announced today the relaunch of the website for Baker McKenzie's Homeless Youth Handbook, a pro bono project led by the...


Apr 19, 2018, 08:45 ET Candid Co. Announces First 'Candid Smiles Back' Partnership with Smile Train to Bring Smiles to Children Born with Clefts

Candid Co., the direct-to-consumer teeth alignment startup making ortho-care affordable for the average American, today announced its philanthropic...


Apr 19, 2018, 08:40 ET Japan Math Corp., Expands World - Leading Math Curriculum Line-Up in the U.S.

Building upon the success of Primary Math International for K-1, Japan Math Corp. adds Grade 2 Lesson Book, Workbook and Teacher's Guide to their...


Apr 19, 2018, 08:35 ET Barbara Sinatra Children's Center Foundation Adds Bullying Prevention Videos to Its International "Protect Yourself Rules" Program Series in Support of National Child Abuse Prevention Month

The Barbara Sinatra Children's Center Foundation, in conjunction with animation company Wonder Media, released today the latest two episodes in the...


Apr 19, 2018, 08:30 ET Leading Baby Gear Rental Service and Marketplace Babierge (baby + concierge) Closes $1.3M Seed Round, Expands to Over 170 Locations

Babierge (https://www.babierge.com), the leading baby gear rental service and branded multi-sided marketplace, today announced the company closed a...


Apr 19, 2018, 08:30 ET ActivityHero Launches $15,000 Business Grant Contest for Children's Camp and Class Providers

ActivityHero today shared the results from an April 2018 ActivityHero survey of camp providers in which 69% of respondents said they were just...