Parents in Napa and Santa Clara counties now can find out online whether the facilities they entrust with their children have had violations and complaints against them.
Early childhood obesity rates have declined dramatically in the past decade, according to a new analysis with CDC research.
MODESTO, Calif. – The students filing into Bret Harte Elementary School every morning barely notice the flags fluttering by the school’s main entrance. There is the American flag, the California state flag and the color-coded asthma flag – green when the air is clear, red when it is a respiratory nightmare, as it so often
“Hairnet Hero” follows Lula, a long-suffering nutritional director, as she attempts to give students at her school a healthy, balanced lunch. The principal, teachers and kids are all on her case about the cost, nutrition and taste of her lunches, and the consequences of serving unbalanced meals to her students can be dire.
Former employees of Kids Wish Network say the Holiday, Fla.-based charity exploits sick and dying children to raise cash, then misleads donors about where their money goes.
To commemorate the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire and follow up on our investigation into the seismic safety of California’s schools, our new Junior Watchdogs video explains what you should have in your emergency kit. We’re also teaming up with the American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter for a “prep rally” on seismic preparedness.
Once children walk out the door in the morning, what they eat is out of their parents’ control. Day care workers, school cooks, fast food vendors and friends can all throw roadblocks into a healthy diet. Controlling what a child eats when he or she leaves the house is one of the hottest topics in
Los Angeles police Sgt. Frank Preciado and Officer Wendy Reyes watch children arriving at Main Street Elementary School. Los Angeles schools reopened after winter break with tighter security after the shootings in Newtown, Conn.Nick Ut/Associated Press As the White House considers proposals to allocate federal money for armed guards in schools, prominent school discipline reform
We asked members of our Public Insight Network to share their thoughts on this issue and whether they approve of the 12-and-younger set having their own Facebook profiles.