Black Children Will Be the Victims of Armed Teachers

Sherrilyn Ifill is the President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) In her one-woman show Notes from the Field, Anna Deavere Smith exposes the consequences of America’s abandonment of our most vulnerable and troubled children. She reveals that what is now known as the “school-to-prison pipeline” is, in fact, […]

Money raised for children of couple killed after fleeing ICE

When agents stopped the car and tried to contact the driver, the driver sped off, Haley said. Agents later came across the vehicle, which had struck a utility pole and overturned, and called local authorities. Article source:

What Research Says About Video Games And Violence In Children

ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: President Trump has held a series of White House meetings on gun violence, and the focus of today’s was video games. Lawmakers, parent advocates and people from video game companies were invited to talk with the president. The press was not allowed in. Trump has been focused on this subject for a […]

All Children Should Have to Get the Flu Shot

Photo “Surge tents” were set up outside the emergency room of a hospital in Pennsylvania to manage the overflow caused largely by this year’s flu season. Credit Joshua Bright for The New York Times The flu has been devastating this year. By the end of the season in May, an estimated 34 million Americans will […]

Divorced Saudi women win right to get custody of children – CNN

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To Help Children Sleep, Go Dark

The Checkup Image For a study on the effects of light on children’s sleep, the lead author, Lameese Akacem, right, and Allie Coy, a research assistant, played with children at a lighted table.CreditUniversity of Colorado, Boulder By Perri Klass, M.D. March 5, 2018 Children’s eyes let in more light than adults’ eyes do. You may […]

Children are using social media after midnight every day, report finds amid warnings over cyber bullying

One in ten admitted logging on after midnight every night. It said social media companies should be faster to respond to reports of bullying and take tougher action against those who break platform guidelines. There has been mounting criticism over social media sites’ approach to children. In December, it emerged that the Government had agreed […]

How children around the world are exposed to cigarette advertising

School children around the world are being exposed on a daily basis to cigarette advertising and promotions by a tobacco industry that needs to recruit the young to maintain its vast profits. A major investigation in more than 22 countries across four continents by campaigners and experts has found cigarettes on sale close to school […]

Mother Details Day She Found Her Children Slain in Bathroom

“Where are you?” Ms. Krim said she wrote in a text to Ms. Ortega, but the nanny did not respond, Panicking, Ms. Krim grabbed her third child, Nessie, then 3, who she had taken to swimming classes, and rushed to her home on West 75th Street. The apartment was dark and eerily quiet, she said. […]

Analysis finds lower IQ in children with chronic kidney disease

CKD in children clearly affects their physical health, but research also indicates that it can have impacts on neurocognitive function, academic performance, and mental health. This can lead to long-term consequences for children with CKD as they transition into adulthood. To look into this issue, Kerry Chen, MBBS (The Centre for Kidney Research, University of […]