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Do We Still Need Movie Theaters?

December 25, 2020

Theaters are fun! But many have closed because of COVID-19. Do we still need them? Readers weigh in. YES Ava Jung, 8 Paramus, New Jersey When people go to a theater, they can enjoy the movie without getting distracted. If…

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Students Speak Out

November 22, 2019

Keely Burks lives in North Carolina. When she was 14, her school had a uniform policy. It said girls had to wear skirts to school. They were not allowed to wear pants or shorts. Gym class was the only exception.…

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Should School Uniforms Be Required?

November 22, 2019

Some schools make students wear uniforms. Other schools let kids pick what they want to wear. Here, two TFK Kid Reporters weigh in on the school uniform debate. Yes! Tyler Mitroff, 10 Bethesda, Maryland School uniforms are a great idea!…

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Should Plastic Straws Be Banned?

November 23, 2018

People are taking a stand against plastic straws. Some say banning them will help save the planet. Others think bans are not needed. Here, two TFK Kid Reporters weigh in. Yes! Josh Lee, 12 Chicago, Illinois Plastic straws are bad…

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Texting Outlawed

January 12, 2018

Texting while driving is illegal in 47 states. But what about texting while walking? A law was recently passed in Honolulu, Hawaii. The law makes it illegal to text or look down at a device while crossing the street. It…

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Toy Story

November 24, 2017

Step into a toy store. On your left, there are action figures and toy cars. On your right, you see craft kits and dolls. Many stores put “boy” toys in one place. They put “girl” toys in another. They do…

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Should Stores Separate Toys by Gender?

November 24, 2017

Many stores put toys aimed at boys in one place. They put toys aimed at girls in another. Some people like this. Others do not. Here, two kids share their views about this matter. YES Preston Eubanks, 11 Syracuse, Utah …

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Goodbye, Bake Sales?

March 3, 2017

Some schools have placed limits on the fundraisers. Is that a good idea? Bake sales are popular. They help schools raise money. Families bake sweet treats. Students sell the treats. The school earns money. It is used to help pay…

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