But the real question is whether parents who feel more confident helping their children learn reading and math after watching the show would be OK with their kids bringing home an elephant, taking their toy robots for a swim, or make cakes out of radishes instead of carrots.
According to a new study by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, teenage girls demonstrated higher levels of anxiety when born into homes with stressed mothers.
More than 12 percent of Chicago K-8th graders missed more than four weeks of school in the 2010-11 school year.
Ophthalmologists found that the children's eye health and vision test results remained unchanged from previous exams for 75 percent of patients.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention joined with Project Appleseed to release resources and host events for this year's focus on parent engagement in school for the 18th annual parental involvement day.
As many as 7.5 million American students miss 18 or more days of school each year—some 10 to 15 percent of students, and a new public service campaign launched today is attempting to attack the problem.
The nation's oldest, largest antidrug campaign is evolving. One thing that doesn't help: when states legalize drugs, as Colorado and Washington state voted to do with marijuana this week.
"Real Time Coaching" puts mentor teachers right inside new teachers' ears.
A high school debate featuring student representatives of the 2012 presidential candidates models how to engage students in politics.
In a new report, researchers at the Pew Health Group's Kids' Safe & Healthful Foods Project find that the majority of American children live in states where less-than-healthy snacks are readily available. And more nutritious options, such as fruits and vegetables, are harder to come by for those same kids.