Tag: Children

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WIC Welfare Participation Hits 17-Year Low

Participation in the Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) welfare program hit a 17-year low in 2017, according to the latest data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).


PA TV Kids Show Airs Song Calling All Israel ‘My Country Palestine’

JERUSALEM – A song depicting all of sovereign Israel as “my country Palestine” that will see “all its people return” was aired this week on a children’s program on official Palestinian Authority television, watchdog group Palestinian Media Watch reported.

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New Bill Aims to Stop Child Heatstroke Deaths in Cars with Technology

As the temperature increases in the coming months across the country, incidents of children being trapped in hot cars is set to increase. More than 700 children died from heat exhaustion in cars in 1998; 12 have already lost their lives this year alone. The HOT CARS Act of 2017 would require cars to be fitted with a system that alerts the driver if a child is left in the back seat after the engine is switched off.

Texas Education Ratings

Report: School-Owned Devices Spying on Kids

According to the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s new “Spying on Students” report, educational establishments that provide students with devices such as laptops or tablets are not respecting their privacy rights.

WATCH: NBC Creates 2 Videos of Children Bashing Trump

WATCH: NBC Creates 2 Videos of Children Bashing Trump

NBC News released two videos on their website of children delivering personal messages to President Trump, with many of their statements criticizing the president a month into his presidency.