Thanks to a new law, 5th graders in Nevada will be able to get free day passes to state parks starting in July.
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May 19, 2017
February 15, 2017
A study finds that students who wake up to check social media accounts during the night are more likely to report feeling tired constantly at school.
February 14, 2017
The University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health found that parents' top consideration for allowing a child to stay home was concern that the illness would get worse.
January 25, 2017
Through the Science Everywhere Innovation Challenge, teachers have an opportunity to receive funding for hands-on math and science projects that take place outside the classroom.
January 12, 2017
This new grant competition sponsored by New York Life Foundation and Afterschool Alliance will provide awards to organizations that help students make the transition from middle school to high school.
November 18, 2016
The dog who inspired the curriculum lost a leg due to mistreatment from other dogs and neglect from his owner and provides a visual example of the ways bullying can do real harm.
November 11, 2016
The Building STEPS program works with students at nine Baltimore City Schools who show promise but need a little help to make it to college.
October 13, 2016
The GRAMMY Camp Weekend gives students a sense of the many careers options in the music industry, including those that don't require being able to sing or play an instrument.
June 02, 2016
The STEM Learning Ecosystems initiative is adding 10 sites to its network of programs that focus on collaborative efforts to teach kids about science, technology, engineering, and math.
May 23, 2016
The U.S. Department of Labor recently awarded grants to several organizations around the country to help disadvantaged young people find work.