children

  • Rate of Uninsured Children Stable in CA, Worsening Nationwide

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – New data out Thursday November 29 shows that only 3 percent of California children are uninsured – the same as last year. But advocates say they worry that federal policies could reverse the gains. Researchers with the Georgetown University Center for Children...
  • 3 Tips to Raise a Drug-Free Child

    StatePoint By the time teens graduate from high school, about 45 percent will have tried marijuana, according the National Institute on Drug Abuse. And while marijuana is one of the most used substances among teenagers, it is not the only one of concern today. The drug epidemic is an...
  • Knowledge is power: Tips to help children better understand our connected world

    BPT Technology has rapidly changed the way we live over the past 30 years. Where people once turned strictly to their televisions to watch their favorite shows or play video games, people can now access their favorite entertainment, anytime and anywhere — thanks to smart devices and a WiFi...
  • AZ Groups Condemn Separation of Children, Parents at Border

    Katherine Davis-Young Public News Service PHOENIX — Immigration rights advocates in Arizona and around the country are continuing to speak out against the Department of Homeland Security’s policy of separating migrant children from their parents. About 2,000 children were separated from their families at the U.S./Mexico border this spring,...
  • 3rd Annual Concert for Change Benefiting Life Child Mozambique

    Cathedral of Faith SAN JOSE, CA- Cathedral of Faith will host the 3rd annual Concert for Change benefiting Life Child Mozambique on Friday, May 18 from 7:30pm-9:30pm.  Free admission.  The concert will feature performances by bay area music and dance talent including Brother Ig, Jessica Johnson, The Tribe, TURFinc,...
  • 5 ways screen time can benefit children and families

    Courtney Nugent/Lauren Supplee Child Trends They’re everywhere. At home, in restaurants and parks, on the subway—wherever you look, you’re likely to see parents and young children interacting with digital media on smartphones or tablets. At least 38 percent of children under age two and 80 percent of two- to...
  • Report: Two-Thirds of CA Children Born to Low-Income Families

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Almost two-thirds of babies in the Golden State are born to low-income families, according to a new report, which makes them less likely to have access to high-quality education and health care. The nonprofit group Children Now just released its 2018 California...
  • Children’s Advocates Praise Brown’s Proposed Budget

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Jerry Brown’s new $131.7 billion budget is earning praise from children’s advocates because of the investments it makes in supporting health and combating poverty. The budget includes $26.7 million for a voluntary pilot program to send community health workers to...
  • SOME ISSUES CONCERNING EDUCATIONAL PROCESSES (K-12)

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR Realistically, public education begins in the home because the ideal family unit (father, mother, children living in a single-family apartment or dwelling) is the basic social unit which makes up all communities. Recall that today both parents need jobs because of the very high living...