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Michael Clark Jr.'s adoption hearing

A 5-year-old’s whole kindergarten class turned up at the courthouse to support him in his adoption hearing

Michael Clark Jr.'s classmates sat behind him waving hearts mounted on wooden sticks as his adoption was finalized in Michigan on Thursday.

Chinese kindergartens ‘served rotten, worm-infested food’ to children, two people detained

Parents accused staff of serving their children rice infested with black worms for their lunch, and using vinegar that was more than a year out of date.
Students filing out of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, during an active shooter situation in February 2018.

5-year-old kids are learning to survive school shootings with a nursery rhyme to the tune of ‘Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star’

Geogy Cohen tweeted a sign at her daughter's kindergarten in Somerville, Massachusetts, taught children how to hide from active shooters. She added that her child had been practising live active shooter drills at pre-kindergarten.

Malcolm Gladwell may have been wrong about a schooling strategy many parents think will help their kids succeed

While there may initially be some benefit to holding a child back from their intended grade, it doesn't last, according to two education researchers.

Parents may be sending kids to school too early in life, according to Stanford researchers

Kids who started kindergarten at age 6 showed considerably better self-control by ages 7 and 11 than kids who started at 5, a new study claims.