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.
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.
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.
Your school nurse's responsibilities go beyond fixing scrapes. Here's a primer on her role -- and how to help her help you.
Hot weather can cause problems – even for healthy individuals. Any type of training in heat and humidity can put children and teens at risk of heat exhaustion and, in extreme cases, circulatory collapse or heat stroke.