Education News

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9/8/2015
Sleep Apnea May Hurt Kids' Grades

Children with snoring or other irregular nighttime breathing need evaluation, experts say

9/5/2015
With School Back in Session, Kids Need Refresher Course on Hand-Washing

Doctor offers tips on when and how to clean hands

8/28/2015
Settling the Back-to-School Jitters

Mental health expert says some kids get anxious about returning to the classroom, but parents can help

8/27/2015
Many Kids Tossing Fruits, Veggies in Trash Since New U.S. School Lunch Rules

Although youngsters put produce on their trays, they're throwing out about a third more, study found

8/16/2015
Doctor Offers Back-to-School Health Tips

Making sure children get adequate sleep tops the list

8/15/2015
Don't Let Backpacks Lead to Back Injury

Experts offers tips for avoiding problems

8/10/2015
Expert Offers School Bus Safety Tips

Many injuries occur getting on and off the bus

8/8/2015
Parents of Kids With Diabetes Need to Plan for School Days

Only 30 states have laws ensuring children access to proper care

8/6/2015
Most U.S. Schools Start Too Early for Kids to Get Enough Sleep: Study

Less than 18 percent of high schools, middle schools start at 8:30 a.m. or later

8/5/2015
Brain Scans Show Why Reading to Kids Is Good for Them

Those who heard stories regularly showed more activity in areas linked to word meanings, imagination

7/30/2015
1 in 5 U.S. Adults Has a Physical, Mental Disability: CDC

Race, poverty and less education linked to increased odds of having a disability

7/24/2015
High School Band Classes May Boost Teen Brains

Study suggests music instruction can help students do better in school

7/16/2015
Most College Students Stressed About Money, Study Finds

Despite financial strain, they still think education is a good investment

7/8/2015
Less Education May Mean Shorter Lifespan, Study Suggests

But research only uncovered an association, not cause-and-effect relationship

7/1/2015
Extracurricular Sports May Give Kids' Academics a Boost

Study suggests these activities might improve kids' attention span, self-control

6/30/2015
A Healthy Body Often Equals a Healthy Brain

Experts stress that exercise, good diet help maintain memory as much as mental challenges do

6/22/2015
Poor Health as Teen, Poor Job Prospects Later, Study Suggests

Chronic mental or physical problems were tied to worse education, employment goals in adult life

6/15/2015
'Green Space' at School May Help Kids Learn, Study Suggests

Expert says findings bolster the case for parks, playgrounds

6/11/2015
Educating Stroke Survivors Helps Them Spot Another Stroke Faster

Program can be especially helpful for minority patients, researchers noted

6/11/2015
Fidgeting May Help Children With ADHD to Focus

Small study found those who squirmed performed better on a test

5/20/2015
Nearly 1 in 5 Female College Freshmen Sexually Assaulted: Study

Many raped when incapacitated by drugs or alcohol, researchers find

5/18/2015
Preschoolers Get Too Little Physical Activity in Child Care

At least two hours recommended every day, study authors say

5/11/2015
Concussion May Hurt School Performance for a While

Several weeks of academic accommodations might be needed, experts say

4/29/2015
Curbing School Bus Pollution Might Reduce Absences

Improved emission controls produced big benefits for students with asthma, study found

4/21/2015
Freedom to Fidget Helps Kids With ADHD Learn: Study

The more they were able to move during tests, the better they did

4/5/2015
Education Doesn't Guarantee Happiness

Mental well-being similar across socioeconomic levels, study finds

3/27/2015
Free School Breakfasts Appear to Boost Kids' Grades

Math, reading and science scores better in schools that subsidized morning meals

3/26/2015
Too Much Homework May Hurt Teens' Test Scores

Study found more than 90 minutes a night linked to lower performance in math, science

3/24/2015
Tips to Make Healthy School Lunches Kids Will Actually Eat

Expert says keep loose teeth and time constraints in mind when choosing foods

3/23/2015
Adopted Kids' Average IQ Higher Than Non-Adopted Siblings: Study

Parents' education levels may account for difference, researchers suggest

3/20/2015
When to Keep Kids Home From School

Pediatrician offers advice on common childhood ailments

3/18/2015
Recess: An Essential Part of the School Day

Study shows supervised play boosts teamwork, friendships and positive attitudes

3/18/2015
Breast-Fed Babies May Be Smarter, Richer Adults, Study Suggests

But many factors determine IQ, not just mother's milk, experts note

3/10/2015
The Lower His IQ, the More a Young Guy Drinks?

Heavy drinking and lesser intelligence linked in Swedish study

3/9/2015
Don't Delay School for Summer-Born or Premature Kids: Study

Holding children back linked to lower scores on standardized tests later

2/19/2015
Many LGBT Medical Students Don't Reveal Sexual Identity

Fear of discrimination cited as biggest reason, survey reports

2/16/2015
Parents Split on Later School Start Time for Teens

Many were concerned about logistics, impact on after-school activities, survey finds

2/14/2015
When It Comes to Singing, Practice Makes Perfect

Like an instrument, your voice can get better, music expert notes

2/2/2015
Sexual Assault Under-Reported on U.S. College Campuses: Study

Researchers found significant surge in reported crime incidence during audits

1/30/2015
Early Exposure to English May Help Spanish-Speaking Kids in School

Hearing it at home can bolster success in classroom, researcher says

1/30/2015
Girls Outperform Boys Academically Around the Globe, Study Says

Even in countries with gender inequality, female students often have better grades

1/19/2015
Family Income, Expectations Tied to Kindergarten Performance

Kids scored better overall when their parents focused more on reading, computer use and preschool

1/4/2015
Water Dispensers at School May Encourage Kids to Drink More

Researchers found students drank three times more water after dispensers were installed

12/23/2014
Can Fast Food Hinder Learning in Kids?

Researchers found test-score differences between 5th and 8th grades

12/11/2014
Almost All U.S. Teens Are Sleep Deprived, Study Finds

Too-early school start times are one big factor, experts say

12/9/2014
Free Clinics Run by Med Students on the Rise

More than half of all medical students are involved in such clinics, study says

12/9/2014
Cutting Docs-in-Training Hours Hasn't Improved Patient Care: Studies

Some experts suggest certain restrictions on hours should be repealed

12/5/2014
11/26/2014
Spotting Hearing Problems in Infancy May Boost Reading Skills in Deaf Teens

Researchers found gap between screened, unscreened doubled as deaf children got older

11/25/2014
Full-Day Preschool Beats Part-Day for School Preparedness

Full-time program for youngest tots boosts test scores, attendance: study