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The Civics 2010 National Assessment of Educational Progress, also known as "The Nation's Report Card," shows that civic knowledge (including knowledge of the American government and political system) has increased in fourth graders but decreased in twelfth graders, while Hispanic students improved across all grades.
The Kate Middleton Bridal Doll, designed by Franklin Mint, is an authentic miniature replica of the new princess that includes the Queen's famous Scroll Tiara.
Attention all football and video game fanatics, the voting has ended. Electronic Arts Inc. announced April 26 that Peyton Hillis, running back for the Cleveland Browns, was selected by millions of fans across the country to grace the cover of the Madden NFL 12 football video game. Hillis, a No. 10 seed, defeated former Madden NFL 04 cover athlete and No. 3 seed Michael Vick (QB, Eagles) in the finals of an unprecedented campaign with ESPN.com and SportsNation that allowed fans to determine, by an online vote that was open to the public, the football player to be featured on the cover of Madden NFL 12 when the game launches on August 30.
May is National Bike Safety Month and as summer approaches, millions of Americans will climb onto their bikes to enjoy one of the ultimate warm-weather experiences. To help curb bike injuries and fatalities, AAA and NHTSA have partnered to remind parents to set positive examples that encourage children and teens to ride safely.
The Oprah Winfrey Network and Vinnie Potestivo Entertainment are looking for men, women, and couples who want to dance.
To celebrate the launch of FreshDirect's KidPower™, a new line of freshly prepared kids meals, the company has teamed up with the Children's Museum of the Arts (CMA) to present the FreshArt initiative, which invites students in grades three through six to create works of art that show what it means to share a meal with family.
"Exploring Critical Issues," the award-winning broadcast series conceived and hosted by Adelphi University President Dr. Robert A. Scott, examines the research and policies affecting those with autism and Asperger's syndrome in a one-hour broadcast airing this May in the New York area.
On April 16, Jon Singer and his daughter Rebecca, along with friends and family, set out on a 3,500-mile cross-country trek from New York to California to raise money and awareness for special needs advocacy.
Through May 29, Goya is committed to donating one million pounds of healthy Goya products to food pantries in 11 communities. They are also asking for help from you.
A new website launched by Littman Krooks, a law firm that specializes in special needs planning and special education advocacy, helps parents understand their child's legal rights.
Scientists stress hazard-detection training is needed to keep teen drivers safe.
Six students in grades 3-5 were chosen as winners of the American Pet Products Association's Third Annual National Children's Pet Poetry Contest.
ABC National News is interviewing moms about how a life-changing event may have had a stressful effect on their child or infant. Help them out, and read up on how to prevent transferring stress to your child.
On Saturday, April 16, 2011, the YMCA of Greater New York invites families across the five boroughs and the tri-state region to come to the Y for a play date and commit to being active every day. It’s all part of YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day™, the nation’s largest health day for families.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) unanimously approved a new test method to measure lead in paint and other surface coatings of children’s products and household furniture. This development significantly expands the government approved options for lead testing and provides a powerful new analysis solution to industry for the measurement of lead in paint in children’s products to comply with the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA).
NYC new mom Joeleen Tepper is the first winner of Tasti D-Lite's nationwide, year-long contest to find people whose healthy habits, including eating Tasti D-Lite, have improved their life and health.
Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, Yahoo! Shine, one of the world’s leading women’s lifestyle websites, released the results of its “Alcohol and America” survey. The survey asked 2,000 Americans in-depth questions about drinking habits, favorite kinds of drinks/alcohol, and overall views of drinking, as well as differences between men and women’s drinking habits.
Women suffer disproportionately from hunger, poverty, and disease—seven out of 10 hungry people worldwide are women. Hunger and poverty are directly related to the status of women in society; because women are often the main caregivers in their families, they are the critical link in improving their children's overall well-being.
Electronic Arts Inc., announced today that Tiger Woods PGA TOUR® 12: The Masters has shipped in North America. For the first time in franchise history, players can experience the rich history and tradition of the Masters Tournament and begin their own journey to become a Masters champion.
Sports network company, One World Sports, will broadcast the Japan Earthquake Relief Soccer Match between Japan’s National Team, the Samurai Blue and the J-League All Star team, in support of American Red Cross Japanese disaster relief efforts.
The Japan Society has created a relief fund and is now accepting contributions to aid the thousands of victims affected by the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.
The Build-A-Bear Workshop introduced its new "Cause for Celebration" parties, which will benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and support children's cancer research.
The March for Babies presents the perfect opportunity to get moving with your family — and teach them a little something about giving back in the process. Find a March happening in your area this spring.
NYMetroParents, Davler Media Group’s parenting division, took home 10 awards at the 2011 annual Parenting Publications of America awards competition held in Arlington, VA on March 6.
New evidence shows that FDA recommendations for reduced seafood consumption among pregnant and breastfeeding women may be too strict, as regular seafood consumption benefits brain and eye development.