Chicago school closings are the largest number of school closings in the history of the country, and media reports haven't captured the anguish and dismay of more than 30,000 children and parents as they've lost their educational institutions.
'We don't sell junk food,' McDonald's CEO told 9-year-old Hannah Robertson, but now Hannah's also a target of toxic comments. Hannah's mother and McDonald's discuss the controversy that occurred when the 'We don't sell junk food' comment hit the Internet.
'Spellbound' star Nupur Lala, who became famous after appearing in the documentary, is currently finishing up a master's degree and says loving school is much more acceptable than when she competed in bees.
Parents sometimes put race in a vacuum, says researcher Janie Ward, thinking ignoring differences — teaching 'colorblindness,' as its called — will raise a child free of bigotry. But Ward's study, and numerous others, shows that isn't the case.
Today's Doodle 4 Google image, the winning entry submitted by Wisconsin teenager Sabrina Brady, shows an emotional military parent-child reunion and reminds us that the kids of military parents go through their own suffering, and they need our support too.
The teen birth rate in America has been dropping since 1991 and, the latest numbers show, continues to decrease. In 22 states, Hispanic teen birth rates plunged at least 40 percent, astounding the study's lead author.