Separation anxiety that presents itself in children going to school is a regular part of childhood development for many kids. However, it can be very distressing to both the child and the parents.
While clever marketing can steer kids towards junk food, a new study shows that creative advertising can also prompt more kids to eat veggies.
There have been no deaths among high school football players during preseason practice in states with guidelines to help students get used to the heat over time, a new study says.
Moving to a new home may harm young children's school performance, a study suggests.
The boys of "Animal House" and "Neighbors" may be immune to anti-boozing programs that curb drinking for other college kids, new research suggests.
Eating disorders may be more prevalent at schools where a greater portion of the student body is female, a new study suggests.
Most states don't provide students with enough physical education, a new report finds.
The number of New York City kids eating free breakfasts in public school classrooms is growing, but the obesity rates are not, a new study finds.
Students who eat two breakfasts are less likely to become overweight or obese than those who skip the morning meal, according to a new study.
Children who have good sleep habits by age 5 do better at school, a new study finds.
Most parents have at one time or another received the dreaded school notice: a case of head lice has been detected in your child's class.
Students who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often get into trouble for fidgeting in the classroom, but that fidgeting may help them learn, new research suggests.
Schoolchildren may have an easier time learning if exercise is part of their math and spelling lessons, a new study suggests.
Preschool children with uncorrected farsightedness are at risk for literacy problems, new research suggests.
Instant messaging can be a source of emotional support for teens and help them collaborate on school projects, but new research shows that texting after the lights go out takes a toll on students' sleep quality and academic performance.
A child's grades in school might suffer if a parent is suffering from depression, according to a new study.
College students spend one-fifth of their time in class using digital devices -- such as smartphones -- for non-educational purposes, new research reveals.
New research helps explain why learning a second language is easier for some adults than others.
According to a new study from the London School of Economics, banning smartphones was linked to improved test scores among students in the U.K. Could it help U.S. students, too?
Many college campuses feature a “Blue Light” system that allows students to get directly in touch with security. A new similarly named app called BlueLight brings the same functionality to your smartphone for an added sense of security both on and off campus.
Building off the success of the Reading Rainbow iPad application that launched two years ago, Levar Burton launched a Kickstarter campaign earlier today that will bring the application to the Web as well.
Do you long for your child to choose the symphony over SpongeBob and couscous over mac ’n’ cheese? Raising a cultured kid can be easier than you think.
The Internet is full of nightmares for parents and educators worried about safety. But does that make it appropriate for a school district to hire professional social media snoops to digitally tail their students' moves online?
The school year is about to begin, and parents across the country are getting kids ready with new school supplies, computers, tablets, and a few other must-haves. Before you send your student off to high school or even the far away world of college, you should sign up for these (or similar) services.
When you move into a college dorm room, you accept certain limitations when it comes to your available living space. For gamers, that means you need to get a little creative in order to turn your room into the gamer cave you need to help you unwind between classes.
High schoolers and college kids need tablets with good, pixel dense displays, speedy performance, and extras or accessories that will keep them productive both in class and at the library.
Back to school shopping for college students often requires a trip to the local computer store. Make sure you're armed with the right information before you pick up that new laptop.
For those looking for information regarding the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, here are some resources.
Here is a green science project idea that's sure to put your kid at the head of the class. It's a rainforest terrarium made from an old soda bottle.
Tastemaker will.i.am, best known for his work with The Black Eyed Peas, has collaborated with NASA to transmit a song to Earth from the surface of Mars.
You're still sitting on the beach, but unfinished summer projects for school -- posters, reading assignments, essays -- loom large. Here's how to make the job less painful.
A Scottish girl's blog about the quality of her school meals had been getting a huge number of hits after news outlets around the world got hold of the story last month. Then her local council told her to stop. And that's when things really kicked off.