Statistics show one in four kids are bullied on a regular basis in the US. In 85 percent of cases there is no intervention made by teachers or school staff. 14-year-old Kajmere Houchins decided she wanted to change that.
Could you imagine making 120,000 dollars right out of college? That’s what a new study says petroleum engineering majors make on average. That’s the average salary for full-time workers with a bachelor’s degree.
They have made their way back into your child's classroom…Lice! I have been fielding frantic calls from parents fighting lice in school and at home.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Annual Expenditures on Children by Family report provides the cost of raising a child from birth to age 17. This year’s total was over 241,000 dollars, and that’s without the costs of pregnancy or college.
With football season underway, it's crowded in the stadium and in the doctor's office. Many of us have witnessed a player shaken up and carried off the field after a big hit.
Fall weather is finally here and cooler temperatures usher in fall allergy season. The sneezing, stuffy nose, itchy eyes, scratchy throats and cough, which are all symptoms of allergic rhinitis, start up as the pollens blows in and stirs up ragweed, the most common fall allergen.
It only takes a few weeks of school for for the lice (pediculus capitis) problem to "rear its angry head"! I have had phone calls, emails and even frantic texts from many parents who are fighting head lice in their homes. This causes a lot head scratching in kids but even more anxiety in their parents (a few of whom have also gotten lice).
There is a lot of pressure placed on students to succeed and many of them are turning to the "good grade pill". What is it? Prescription stimulants that are commonly used to treat children with ADHD.
Bullying is something all parents hope their child never has to go through. Because most kids don't want to admit they're being bullied, parents have to look closely to find the signs.
It's that time of year again ... when thoughts turn from swimming and sunscreen … to school supplies!
The first day of school is right around the corner....exciting for sure, but heading back to school may also be stressful.
August 1 is the date for many students to return to school for athletics, drill team, cheerleading and band. This comes just as the temperatures hover around 100 degrees everyday. Need to remember that kids are more likely than adults to suffer from heat illnesses.
A Wichita Falls school earns a top Texas honor for excelling in academics, art, and athletics....
Power outage due to weather causes Frederick, Oklahoma schools to close today.
A new free program is helping kids cut the fat!
Boy suspended after taking airsoft pistol to school "for protection".
Closings and delays from around Texoma. Stay safe.
Parents say developmentally disabled girl should have been escorted to bus on day she was taken.
A 5-year-old boy in Massachusetts may be suspended after he reportedly built a toy gun out of Legos during an after-school program.
A Philadelphia elementary school student was scolded and searched by administrators in front of her entire class after she pulled out a paper gun in class last week, according to her mother.