By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Jun 01, 2013 03:31 PM EDT
A Florida school district was stunned to find out that the teacher who many believed to be dying was actually just skipping out on work.
By Christine Hsu | Feb 01, 2013 10:45 AM EST
Kids whose parents divorce after they turn seven are significantly more likely to suffer a drop in performance at school, a UK government sponsored study has revealed.
By Amber Moore | Jan 21, 2013 09:11 AM EST
Children fall ill many times a year and this happens because their bodies are learning to cope with certain organisms. However, most of the times, parents aren't sure when to let the child go to school and when to keep him/ her indoors to prevent the condition from getting worse.
By Amber Moore | Jan 03, 2013 03:28 PM EST
The variation in school grades between boys and girls may be because girls have better attitude toward learning than boys.
By Amber Moore | Jan 02, 2013 09:38 AM EST
Recess is important for the wellbeing of a child and this playtime must not be withheld for academic reasons or for punishing kids.
By Susan Heavey | Nov 01, 2012 04:07 PM EDT
U.S. school children searching for a healthy snack at school may find that a bag of potato chips is much easier to come by.
By Christine Hsu | Oct 23, 2012 12:46 PM EDT
Children who have been bullied by peers in the past year are 2.5 times more likely to have suicidal thoughts than those who have not.
By Nikki Tucker | Oct 16, 2012 01:55 PM EDT
One particular educator, Lyndon B. Johnson from a middle school in New Mexico, has composed and sent home a letter, which outlines four reasons why the poplar Cheetos snack should be banned.
By Peter Wendt | Sep 19, 2012 10:38 AM EDT
A recent study reveals that bad oral hygiene is often linked to poor performance in school. Could your child's oral health be affecting their grades in school?
By Kerry Grens | Sep 14, 2012 09:56 AM EDT
School-based programs aimed at getting children to eat more fruits and vegetables were somewhat successful in a new review of the interventions - although kids were more likely to up their servings of fruit than vegetables.
By Nikki Tucker | Sep 10, 2012 07:53 PM EDT
As children return to school and settle back into their daily routine, parents should be aware that long days in class can take a toll on their children's immune system.
By Makini Brice | Aug 31, 2012 11:44 AM EDT
When the entire right side of his body started to shake, Oliver Lilburn knew that it was something other than a hangover.
By Amber Moore | Aug 27, 2012 09:41 AM EDT
According to a new consumer report, children's back-to -school supplies have chemicals that have been linked to asthma and birth defects.
By Nikki Tucker | Aug 23, 2012 04:43 PM EDT
Fifth grade children of black and Latino ethnicities are more likely to experience health disparities, study says.
By Christine Hsu | Aug 23, 2012 03:20 PM EDT
It hurts to be excluded, but a new study finds that social rejection can actually spark the imagination, particularly in people with a strong sense of their own independence.