Teachers thought that African American students were 47 percent, and Hispanic students were 42 percent, less likely to graduate college than white students, the report said.
By PBS NewsHour
The debate over the health risks of high school football has escalated since three student players died in a week. PBS NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs talk to the football team at T.C. Williams High School in Virginia for their response.
By Travis Daub
The researchers found that physical activity is only one part of what kids like about playing, and that regimented physical play built around fitness doesn’t satisfy all needs for many kids, or meet their own definition of "play." "By focusing…
By Associated Press
Those costs — food, housing, childcare and education — rose 1.8 percent over the previous year, the Agriculture Department's new "Expenditures on Children and Families" report said. As in the past, families in the urban Northeast will spend more than…
By Jenny Marder
Judging by lyrics alone, the lionshare of lullabies are not sweet and soothing; they are dark and creepy and macabre. So why are so many lullabies murder ballads? And as it relates to their primary function -- to lull the…
Reading aloud gives young children a head start. Experts weighed-in on how pediatricians, policy makers, and child advocates can help.
By Vic Pasquantonio
According to Pew Research Center, in 2008, less than 10 percent of births were to teen mothers, while 14 percent of births were to women 35 and older. That same year, about 8,000 babies were born to women 45 or…
By Jenny Marder
We turned to three experts with different backgrounds and asked them how they would deal with a variety of real-world scenarios.
By Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — When it comes to baby names, blending in is out, and standing out is in. Noah and Sophia top the Social Security Administration’s list of most popular American baby names for 2013, but they don’t begin to approach…
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