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Parents of young kids pick up their phones an average of almost 70 times a day — often to escape a stressful parenting moment. Here’s how to stop using your phone as a pacifier, for you or your kids.
In his new book, The New Childhood, Jordan Shapiro argues that we’re not spending enough screen time with our kids.
The nation’s doctors are being enlisted in a new fight: reclaiming children’s right to play. A research paper urges pediatricians to prescribe playtime.
Well-funded groups are spreading the word: Teachers no longer have to support the union that represents them.
Kids and grown-ups can both experience anxiety when it comes to math. One college professor has an assignment to help banish the dread.
A handy guide to choosing fun and educational media for kids this summer.
Amazon has announced new kid-friendly features and parental controls for the Echo home assistant. What do AI experts think about encouraging kids to spend more time with Alexa?
Thirty-five years after the landmark report warned of a “rising tide of mediocrity” in U.S. education, the statistics have been questioned, but the concerns still feel urgent.
A Gallup poll finds teachers support measures like background checks for gun buyers, but little enthusiasm for bearing arms.
The psychiatric profession is still divided, but there are treatment programs, apps and a new public campaign to address media overuse.