Once a first job for many kids, newspaper delivery is now largely a job for adults. National Newspaper Carrier Day celebrates the history of newspaper delivery that stemmed from enterprising kids.
Working in fast food restaurants is among the popular part-time jobs for teens. The current minimum-wage dispute, and potential unionization of fast-food chains, raises questions about how it will affect teens, and their role in the debate.
When school is in session, administrators, students, and parents will find themselves navigating the murky waters of dress codes – and exceptions to those codes. One young student and his family learned this the first day of class.
What might American parents learn from parents facing danger at school in Israel, Gaza, Pakistan and Syria?
Venting about a child's school experience on Facebook or Twitter has increased with the popularity of social media. But when a parental rant reaches teachers, parents need to remember that their posts have consequences.
A 9-year-old girl unintentionally shot her gun-range instructor with an Uzi. Beyond the bigger gun debate in America, this incident might beg the most basic safety question – did the gun fit?
The American Academy of Pediatrics issued a policy statement Monday that supports later school starts to help tired teens. The bigger question might be, how can parents help teens manage their existing activities to get more sleep?
Kendra Turner, a high school senior in Tennessee, was suspended for telling a classmate 'Bless you' in class. Do administrators and parents need to open a dialogue about how to keep communications open to clear the way for learning?
Jackie Chan has come forward with a public apology for his grown son's arrest for drug use. In coming forward quickly to admonish, and at the same time support, his son, is Mr. Chan offering a solid parenting model?
A Texas mother has created an app to disable her child's phone if they fail to answer her call. A step too far in trying to manage communications with kids?
One family-run business is helping get musical instruments ready – and hot dog free – in time for back-to-school rentals of band and orchestra instruments.
A new Tumblr post launched in the wake of the shooting of Michael Brown has raised important questions about what images might be chosen to build a story about a person's character.