- As a new school year begins, parents turn to bulletproof school supplies in the hopes of protecting their children from gun-bearing intruders.
Teacher Fakes Illness: Ashley Barker Admits She Fabricated Terminal Illness To Skip School For A YearA Florida school district was stunned to find out that the teacher who many believed to be dying was actually just skipping out on work.
- 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.
- 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.
- The variation in school grades between boys and girls may be because girls have better attitude toward learning than boys.
- Recess is important for the wellbeing of a child and this playtime must not be withheld for academic reasons or for punishing kids.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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?
- 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.
- 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.