Paul Tough, author of our October pick for the NewsHour-New York Times book club, Now Read This, joins Jeffrey Brown to answer reader questions about “Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why.”…
By Jeffrey Brown, Courtney Vinopal
Federal officials say a sharp decline in routine medical care for low-income children during the coronavirus shutdown will cause long-term harm if not reversed.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, top American pediatricians could see another crisis looming ahead: a swarm of mini-epidemics of childhood diseases returning as families withdrew from regular medical care.
By Laura Santhanam
They're enrolled in an experiment investigating how many children are infected, how many have symptoms and how likely they are to spread it. The answers could help determine the safety of in-class education during the pandemic.
By Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press
By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
Hispanic children were hospitalized at a rate eight times higher than white kids. Black children were hospitalized at a rate five times higher. The second report examined cases of a rare virus-associated syndrome in kids. Nearly three-quarters of the children…
By John Yang, Jaywon Choe
Summer means swimming, crafts and camaraderie for the roughly 26 million children who attend camp in the U.S. But the pandemic has closed an estimated 82 percent of the country's overnight camps and many more daytime programs, causing layoffs and…
By Tali Arbel, Associated Press
TikTok uses the data it collects from users, like their location, what's in their messages and what videos they watch, to figure out what new videos to show them and for targeted advertising.
By Justin Stabley
The uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic has caused stress for millions across the globe. For children, who have seen their daily lives and schooling structures upended, the stress may manifest in different ways.
President Trump on Saturday spoke to a group of young conservatives, calling them “fearless young leaders.” And while there are young people engaged and active in politics, a recent Harris poll commissioned by UNICEF USA of 8- to 17-year-olds found…
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