Low-Income Families Face Loss of Coverage, Income Dilemma

Editor’s note: The subject of this story has requested that her last name not be used. Given the circumstances, Child’s World NEWS has respected...

Five Questions About CHIP

Is CHIP a federal or a state program? In Kentucky, it’s called KCHIP. In Alaska, it’s Denali KidCare. Louisiana calls it LaCHIP. It may be...

Seven Things to Know about DACA

You may be eligible for DACA if you: Were under the age of 31 as of June 15, 2012; Came to the United States...

DACA: Leaving Families in Limbo

Gabriela Pedroza remembers exactly where she was in June 2012 when she heard President Obama explain the immigration policy changes that would become the...

The Lessons of a Foster Care Survivor

Think of the first stranger you saw today. Now, imagine that you have to go and live with that person. How would you feel?...

School Lunch Program Takes a Step Backward

Since President Harry Truman signed the National School Lunch Act in 1946, the United States has consistently tried to improve child nutrition. Until now. Within...

Recess Is More Than Just Child’s Play

Recess is in distress. That all-important chance to refresh mind and body in the middle of a stressful school day is in danger of...

Philly’s $500 Million Parks Project Needs a Little Help From Teens

Over the next seven years, Philadelphia will invest $500 million in revitalizing the city’s parks and recreation centers. The goal of the project, titled...

Foster Children: Giving Voice to the Voiceless

Every child deserves a voice. Foster children, however, are often denied any chance to be heard. That’s where the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) come in....

Back to the Future: Returning to Native Diets Drops Diabetes Rate...

NOME, Alaska — Megan Timm is trying to bring down western Alaska’s diabetes rate, one child and one smoked fish at a time. The manager...

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