Free eye exams and glasses give these students vision to learn


A new program called Vision for Baltimore provides eye exams and two pairs of glasses free of charge to every K-8 student in Baltimore City who needs them. Continue reading

Muslim American students face high rates of bullying


Some 50 percent of all Muslim students in the U.S. have been bullied by their peers, surveys by the civil rights group Center on American-Islamic group suggest. Continue reading

More high school students take gap year before college — including Malia Obama


President Barack and Michelle Obama announced on Sunday that their eldest daughter Malia will take a gap year before attending Harvard in 2017.
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Head Start Trauma Smart teaches preschoolers to deal with “big feelings”


DOWNLOAD VIDEO Each year, thousands of American children are expelled from preschool, many because of behavioral issues related to trauma they have already experienced in…read more

Obama to Kids: “You Have No Excuse”


President Obama spoke at Wakefield High School in Arlington, Virginia, outside Washington, D.C., as part of an administration back-to-school event. The speech, which was broadcast…read more

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