Elly Kirk, a 13-year-old at Carmel Middle School in Charlotte, North Carolina, takes a lunch with her to school each day. Elly chose to stop eating meat about two and a half years ago she tells me, re…83 comments
The U.S. economy is improving, but more public school children than ever are living in poverty. How can we help all of our children succeed? In a recent interview with the Washington Post, Michael A. …93 comments
At the edge of a sprawling pine forest in southern Sweden, a blond boy who is just shy of his second birthday fearlessly scales some tall, moss-clad boulders like it was nobody's business. Below the r…62 comments
More and more research is showing that free play is critical to a child's developing brain. More free play might even help your kid get better grades in school. Here in the U.S., school curricula t…35 comments
A new international peer-reviewed study has concluded that over the last century, girls have always outperformed boys to get higher grades in school. The findings, published in the American Psycholog…129 comments
The number of teens aged 15 to 17 giving birth continues to drop, but that group still delivers 1,700 babies a week in the US, reports NBC News. That's way too many, says the CDC, which thinks part of…100 comments
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