A new Northwestern University study says minority youth ages eight to 18 spend more than half their day consuming media content – a rate that's 4.5 hours greater than their white counterparts.The Children, Media and Race: Media Use Among White, Black, Hispanic and Asian American Children re
The type of smart phone or tablet a person sports doesn't matter: It’s the app that dictates the fun and functionality of a mobile device. For many parents, the array of kid-friendly apps might prove just the ticket for engaging a bored or teary child.
On Thursday, President Barack Obama laid a wreath at Ground Zero, to commemorate the victims of the 9/11 attacks. Less than a week after the death of Osama bin Laden, many consider this a moment of closure. We’ve heard from pundits, politicians and everyday citizens.
Bede Sheppard is a senior researcher for Asia in the Children’s Rights Division of Human Rights Watch. He specializes in attacks on schools and teachers; the occupation of schools by security forces; and child domestic workers.