Parenting

In this Dec. 17, 2017, photo, a baby girl plays with a mobile phone while riding in a New York subway. Two major Apple investors have urged the iPhone maker to take action to curb growing smartphone use among children, highlighting growing concern about the effects of gadgets and social media on youngsters. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
January 08, 2018 - 3:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Two major Apple investors have urged the iPhone maker to help curb smartphone addiction among children, highlighting growing concern about the effects of gadgets and social media on youngsters. New York-based Jana Partners LLC and the California State Teachers' Retirement System...
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January 04, 2018 - 3:13 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Greek government is defending its decision to ban educational trips abroad for high school pupils, saying that protects disadvantaged children from the "trauma" of not being able to afford the cost. The Education Ministry says the ban applies to foreign trips for cultural...
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos waits for the arrival of President Donald Trump to a meeting of the National Governors Association at the White House in Washington, Monday, Feb. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 28, 2017 - 8:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is praising the country's historically black colleges and universities as pioneers on school choice. She said in a speech Monday that African-Americans "took it upon themselves to provide the solution" when they were blocked from attending...
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February 28, 2017 - 4:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is praising the country's historically black colleges and universities as pioneers on school choice. She said in a speech Monday that African-Americans "took it upon themselves to provide the solution" when they were blocked from attending...
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Activists and protesters with the National Center for Transgender Equality rally in front of the White House, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, in Washington, after the Department of Education and the Justice Department announce plans to overturn the school guidance on protecting transgender students. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 22, 2017 - 8:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Transgender students on Wednesday lost federal protections that allowed them to use school bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities, as the Trump administration stepped into a long-simmering national debate. The administration came down on the side of states'...
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February 22, 2017 - 12:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A government official says the Trump administration will revoke guidelines that say transgender students should be allowed to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their chosen gender identity. The decision would be a reversal of an Obama-era directive issued in May. It required...
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White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 21, 2017 - 4:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EST): 4:30 p.m. President Donald Trump says he is "saddened" by the unexpected death of Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, calling him "an accomplished diplomat." The president acknowledges in a statement Tuesday that Vitaly...
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White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 21, 2017 - 3:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EST): 3 p.m. President Donald Trump will meet with former primary rival and frequent critic John Kasich on Friday. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer says the Ohio governor reached out to request a meeting with Trump "on...
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White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 21, 2017 - 2:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EST): 2:25 p.m. The White House says the Trump administration is working on a new set of guidelines on the use of school bathrooms for transgender students. White House spokesman Sean Spencer told reporters Tuesday that the...
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