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.
By Justin Stabley
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…
Children, no matter their age, are likely to have some exposure to the tumultuous political happenings, whether from family, friends, teachers or social media.
By Gretchen Frazee
A survey from Common Sense Media found that 56% of 8- to 12-year-olds and 69% of 13- to 18-year-olds watch online videos every day.
By Martha Irvine, Associated Press
By Hari Sreenivasan
November marks the 50th anniversary of public television’s “Sesame Street," a cultural landmark widely praised for its approach to children’s programming. But beyond the songs and fun, "Sesame Street" does some serious work for those in need, providing special support…
The number of horrific images of sexual abuse against children being posted on the Internet has exploded in recent years. A New York Times investigation found that technology platforms like Facebook and Google reported some 45 million videos and photos…
By Rachel Lerman, Matt O'Brien, Associated Press
Starting early next year, anyone who uploads a video to YouTube will have to designate whether or not that video is directed at children.
Photographer Richard Ross has documented the U.S. juvenile justice system for the better part of a decade, producing the books “Juvie Talk” and “Girls in Justice” based on his experiences with incarcerated youth. He believes the kids he meets are…
The Trump administration’s latest move on immigration sparked outrage and confusion when it was announced, but Ken Cuccinelli, acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, says the reaction was unwarranted and that "all the same people still become citizens."…
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