Queensland school deals with classroom stress

A high school in Queensland, Australia is following a growing trend in offering mindfulness classes. In these classes, students practice ...

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Russian parents choose between expensive Western toys or cheaper but unfamiliar local brands

The prices for imported toys continue to increase. Because of this, Russian parents struggled to find affordable New Year gifts ...

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How many students are still missing from American schools? Here’s what the data says

Since the pandemic started, around 50,000 students are still missing from US schools. The information is from a study done ...

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New Zealand leader plans to change tobacco rules and improve education rules in first 100 days

New Zealand’s new prime minister Christopher Luxon has announced his ambitious plans for his first 100 days in office. He ...

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What’s Merriam-Webster’s word of the year for 2023? Hint: Be true to yourself

For 2023, the Merriam-Webster word of the year is “authentic.” This reflects a crisis of authenticity in the rise of ...

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Few community college students go on to earn 4-year degrees

The pandemic made Jaden Todd delay college for two years. He wasn’t sure if starting at a four-year school was ...

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Toy industry has a new role in improving mental health

As a result of the pandemic, more children are confronting mental health issues recently. Parents are looking for ways to ...

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Americans have poor math skills. It’s a threat to US standing in the global economy

High school student Kevin Tran loves superheroes. Tran said, “They’re insanely smart. In their regular jobs, they’re engineers, they’re scientists. ...

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Sweden brings more books and handwriting practice back to its tech-heavy schools

In Sweden, teachers are putting emphasis on printed books, quiet reading time, and handwriting practice. Less time is given to ...

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Children hit hardest by the pandemic are now the big kids at school. Many still need reading help

Students across the United States experienced learning setbacks in math and reading since the COVID-19 pandemic happened. And the most ...

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Children’s advocates ask FTC to investigate Google for targeting ads to kids

Groups of children’s advocates are asking the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate Google. The groups say Google shows personalized ...

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The Supreme Court rejects Biden’s plan to cancel $400 billion in student loan debt

The U.S. Supreme Court rejected President Biden’s $400 billion (about ¥55.5 trillion) plan to cancel or decrease the payments on ...

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Climate activist Greta Thunberg won’t be school striking after graduation but vows to still protest

Environmental activist Greta Thunberg will no longer be able to skip classes as a way to grab people’s attention toward ...

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Michelle Obama launches company to improve child health

Michelle Obama announced that she has established a new company to make and sell healthier food and drinks for kids. ...

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Forest schools popular in Sweden

In Sweden, most people agree that muddy children are happy children. So, young students play outdoors as part of the ...

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Free meals for all New Mexico students

New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham approved a new law to provide free school meals to all students regardless of ...

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Cheaters beware: ChatGPT maker releases tool to spot AI

ChatGPT creator, OpenAI, has launched a new tool that can help teachers detect students who are cheating. OpenAI’s popular chatbot, ...

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Welsh politician wants to give every child a free school trip

One man is pushing for every child in Wales to have a free week-long school trip. Politician Sam Rowlands says ...

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Canadian family takes one-year trip around world to make “visual memories”

After finding out that three of their four children will lose their eyesight, a Canadian family decided to take a ...

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Mother sits in row behind baby for long flight

An online post about airplane seats recently went viral. The poster said that they* were seated next to a toddler ...

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Netflix viewers shocked by Japanese variety show

Netflix has begun showing re-runs of a popular Japanese variety show from the 1990s. “Old Enough!” shows children between the ...

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Actress receives negative feedback for fried chicken video

A five-minute video about fried chicken was the center of a recent internet controversy. When actress Paula Patton uploaded a ...

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Fewer Australian students studying foreign languages

Fewer and fewer Australian students are choosing to study foreign languages, but the reasons for the decline may surprise you. ...

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Major US test announces big change

The SAT, one of the most popular college entrance exams in the US, is going digital. SAT officials announced that ...

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Young boy looks like character in new Disney movie

A touching photo of a young boy watching a Disney movie has gone viral. The photo shows the moment that ...

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Schools to start meat-free Monday lunches

Some UK primary schools have decided to make Monday school lunches meat-free, but not everyone is pleased. The schools in ...

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Family in trouble for putting up Christmas lights too early

A Florida family may have to pay up to $1,000 (about ¥113,000) because of their Christmas decorations. Michael Moffa, a ...

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Spelling contest winner breaks records

After training for only 2 years, Zaila Avant-garde has become the 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee champion. The 14-year-old received ...

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Cat helps children feel better about wearing glasses

Meet Truffles, a special cat who helps children who need glasses. Truffles was a stray cat until Danielle Crull, her ...

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High school student gives money to other students

A high school student recently gave away his college savings. Joshua Nelson, a senior at St. Charles West High School, ...

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UK teachers say students don’t know common animals

Teachers at a UK school were recently surprised to learn how little their students know about nature. Kim Leathley, a ...

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Boy gets haircut at school

Principal Jason Smith is being praised for fixing one student’s problem in a creative way. Eighth-grade student Anthony Moore disliked ...

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Teacher creates unique project for California elementary school

Jesse Holmes, a fourth-grade teacher in California, has created the Storybook Walk, a unique project to promote reading, outdoor exercise, ...

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TikTok gives parents more control over kids’ accounts

Video-sharing app TikTok has added a new feature called Family Pairing. Before, parents had to use their children’s phones to ...

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Woman helps lost boy get home

After getting off at the wrong bus stop, a lost elementary school student was helped by a good Samaritan. Six-year-old ...

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99-year-old man graduates from high school

Albert Montella, a World War II veteran from Pennsylvania, USA, received a high school diploma only weeks before his 100th ...

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Author gives parents advice on how to handle bad behavior

Tricia Ferrera, author of Parenting 2.0, gave advice to parents about how to handle tantrums. Ferrera said that the best ...

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Learning music doesn’t make children smarter, study finds

A new study found that contrary to popular belief, learning music does not make children smarter. Many parents believe that ...

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Australian government plans to increase prices of some university courses

The Australian government is planning to raise the price of tuition for humanities degrees by up to 113%. A three-year ...

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Fourteen-year-old girl gets accepted into eight universities

After applying to 10 different universities, Tiara Abraham has a big decision to make. She recently found out that she ...

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Famous soccer star decides to focus on family

Cheyna Matthews, a 26-year-old soccer star, announced that she will temporarily stop playing soccer. Matthews is taking a leave of ...

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New York school district spends $1.4 million on new technology

New York’s Lockport City School District has spent more than $1 million to install facial recognition technology in its schools. ...

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More teenagers starting their own businesses

The number of teenage entrepreneurs in the UK has increased drastically over the past 10 years. According to 2019 research ...

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University program lets stressed students walk dog

Newcastle University launched a program called “Borrow Bessie.” In the program, students can borrow and walk Bessie, a three-year-old Jack ...

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Ex-soldier enters famous university

James Hatch, a 52-year-old retired soldier, entered Yale University this year as a first-year student. When he was young, Hatch ...

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3 million U.S. students don’t have internet access at home

An estimated three million American students don’t have internet access at home. According to a recent statistic, 17% of all ...

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UK parents to pay fine for taking children on vacation during school term

One local government in England proposed a fine of £1,000 (about ¥140,000) for parents who take their children on vacation ...

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Kate Middleton launches helpline to support families

The Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton launched a new service for families called FamilyLine. The free helpline will give parents ...

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