Childhood poverty cost $1.03 trillion in 2015, about 5.4 percent of the gross domestic product of the US, according to a new study.
Childhood poverty in US cost over $1 trillion in 2015
Some 2.4 million Texas children have at least one immigrant parent, according to a new report by the Kaiser Family Foundation using 2016 data. That’s compared to a total 7.7 million children in Texas.
Over 30% of Texas children have an immigrant parent
Teens who admit to texting while driving may be convinced to reduce risky cellphone use behind the wheel when presented with financial incentives such as auto-insurance apps that monitor driving behavior, according to a new survey conducted by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).
How do you get teens to stop cellphone use while driving?
The more failing grades students have during eighth grade, the more likely they are to experience social-emotional learning problems, academic difficulties and behavioral problems during their freshman year in high school, a new study found.
Girls more likely than boys to struggle with social, behavioral needs
The South Korean government's top financial regulator on Monday unveiled steps to improve welfare for people with disabilities.
Gov't takes steps to improve financial welfare for people with disabilities
"Sometimes I didn't have money for lunch," said second-year university student Selina Anderson.
British working-class students face poverty
Jeremy Hunt, UK health secretary, has warned leading social media companies that the government will impose legislation if they fail to take action to protect children and young people online.
UK social media groups urged to protect children
Offenders who rape girls under 12 may now be subject to the death penalty in India, according to an ordinance passed by India’s cabinet Saturday after a nationwide furor over the rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl.
India approves death penalty for child rapists
Nine of the countries at risk of losing citizens in the upcoming decades are eastern European nations, whose young populations head to western Europe to find work, according to a Bloomberg report based on UN data.
Depopulation threatens economies of eastern European countries

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