Lakers star Pau Gasol tapped into his inner child at Common Sense Media's GameOn! "fun(d)raiser" Sunday afternoon. The seven-foot tall power forward faced off against on-court rival Trey Thompkins of the Los Angeles Clippers in a game of FIFA 13, a soccer videogame set up in one...
-- New Jersey education officials now have some handle on just how much bullying happens in the state's public schools. Data made public Tuesday show there were 12,024 instances of harassment, intimidation and bullying reported in the 2011-12 school year – the first year the state's tough new anti-bullying...
You know the saying -- your baby's so cute, I could just eat him/her. For some celebrity parents, their children really do represent an edible object. Drew Barrymore became the latest example of this when she and husband Will Kopelman named their firstborn child Olive Barrymore Kopelman, presumably after the...
Fewer teens are drinking and driving, according to a new government report. Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that drunk driving among teens has decreased by 54 percent over the last 20 years. The study included data from the national Youth...
TOOELE, Utah -- A Utah public high school principal has apologized to dozens of teens who were turned away from their homecoming dance because their dresses were deemed too short, in what parents and students called a "homecoming spirit massacre." Stansbury High principal Kendall Topham held four assemblies Monday, telling...
In Vitro Fertilization,
Michelle was still nursing her daughter, born through in vitro fertilization, when she found out she was pregnant again. It was entirely unexpected -- she wasn't using any fertility drugs. Several years earlier, the Indiana mother found herself so...
WASHINGTON -- Worried your kids spend too much time with their faces buried in a computer screen? Their schoolwork may soon depend on it. Education Secretary Arne Duncan called Tuesday for the nation to move as fast as possible away from printed textbooks and toward digital ones. "Over the next...
INDIANAPOLIS -- The parents of a central Indiana boy are suing Ball State University, alleging their son was subjected to "horrific sexual abuse" by fellow second-graders at a university-run school who they say acted out scenes from pornographic videos they downloaded on school computers. The lawsuit says the boy was...
Open Road Media,
Authors Against Bullying,
Open Road Media has been making some interesting author-based videos recently. In the latest, writers Dean Koontz, Peter Lerangis, Bette Greene, Patty MacLachlan and Logan Levkoff share their experiences of bullies and being bullied, a topic with which many young readers can identify, to coincide...
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EL PASO, Texas -- During his sophomore year, Jose Avalos was urged by a principal to drop out of high school. The next year, his brother was told to do the same after entering the 10th grade. A third Avalos brother shared the same fate in 2009. Administrators at Bowie...
80s Style Photos,
90s Style Photos,
When We Were Kids,
There are some looks you can just never outgrow.
California's public universities are ranked among the best colleges nationally and globally, but more Californians are ditching the Golden State for education from elsewhere. Some $2.5 billion in state budget cuts has led to steep tuition hikes, enrollment freezes and a shortage in class availability at...
Britney Spears Music VIdeo,
Jamie Lynn Spears,
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Britney Spears Style,
Jamie Lynn Spears Maddie Aldridge,
Maddie Aldridge Britney Spears,
Maddie Aldridge Dress Up,
If this photo doesn't bring back fond memories of 1998, then we don't know what will. Remember when a 16-year-old Britney Spears took the music world by storm after she donned a sexy Catholic schoolgirl outfit in the video for her debut song, "...Baby One More Time"?...
Morbid kids get a bad rap. They aren't all on their way to setting the house on fire or "disappearing" the neighbor's cat. Many of them are just fascinated by death, the macabre and all those other things that remind us life is fleeting. So where is their "It Gets...
Education And Poverty,
Poor Public Schools,
Reading High School,
Reading Public Schools,
READING, Pa. -- The day before school starts, 8-year-old Tianna wakes up worried. She's worried about the cafeteria food that she receives for free, because usually "it's nasty." She's worried about making friends, since she'll be in a new school. But most of all, she's worried about where all the...
Short Hair Styles,
She's sexy and she knows it!
SAN FRANCISCO -- Gay rights advocates are making plans to get other states to join California in banning psychotherapy aimed at making gay teenagers straight, even as opponents prepared Monday to sue to overturn the first law in the nation to take aim at the practice. After months of intense...
The quest began with a simple remark by my 9-year-old son: "Dad, can we make our own video game?" My initial reply was a long-winded explanation about how complicated video games are, and how much you have to know about programming, and how much time it takes to create them....
Written by Mark Greene for The Good Men Project Lately Stay at Home Dads have been showing up on TV and at the movies. (Usually, as well-meaning simpletons who commiserate about dropping their kids in the toilet by accident.) This can only mean one thing. If...
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Barbara Richards Message In a Bottle,
Four Year Old Message In a Bottle,
Jasmine Hudson England Australia,
Jasmine Judson Message In a Bottle,
Message In a Bottle Australia,
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Four-year-old Jasmine Hudson of Tasmouth, U.K., intended for her message in a bottle to reach her aunt in Guernsey, on the other side of the English Channel. She never dreamed her letter would go astray until a reply arrived from 10,000 miles away. While on vacation in Bournemouth, Hudson...