John Merrow reports on the controversial steps D.C. schools chief Michelle Rhee is using to shake up the city’s school system, including closing 23 schools by 2010. Continue reading
In Mexico City, where schools and businesses were shuttered during the first H1N1 outbreak last spring, the initial fear surrounding the virus has lifted, but health officials warn that young children are being unexpectedly hard hit this flu season. Continue reading
Over 2 million Stork Craft baby cribs have been voluntarily recalled due to safety concerns such as potential suffocation. Ray Suarez has more. Continue reading
Hit children’s television show “Sesame Street” celebrates its 40th anniversary Tuesday. Please enjoy Cookie Monster’s hilarious poetry reading below.
Healthy pregnant women had a good immune response after one dose of the H1N1 vaccine, but young children should get two doses for optimal protection, according to National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases trial results released Monday. Continue reading
Health officials warn that young people are expected to be hit the hardest this year by the H1N1 virus. Margaret Warner speaks with the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for more. Continue reading