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Allison Singer

Allison Singer is a senior editor at TIME for Kids. Before joining TFK in 2018, she edited and wrote children's nonfiction books in New York City and London. Allie loves to tap dance and listen to music. She is most interested in stories about science, art, and people who help others.

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Should Schools Have Mental Health Days?

April 15, 2022

In December, United States Surgeon General Vivek Murthy put out an urgent health advisory. He warned that children’s mental health was in crisis. He asked for help from many different sources, including schools. Schools help protect kids’ mental health in…

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Supreme Court Nominee

March 3, 2022

On February 25, President Joe Biden nominated Ketanji Brown Jackson to the United States Supreme Court. If the U.S. Senate confirms her nomination, she will replace Justice Stephen Breyer. He’s retiring. Jackson has worked for many years as a federal…

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Gray Wolves Re-Listed

February 17, 2022

Gray wolves are going back on the endangered-species list. 
A judge ruled that the animals still need protection. That was on February 10. The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) creates the endangered-species list. It took the gray wolf…

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Health

Helping Kids Heal

January 21, 2022

Kids have a lot on their minds. Juggling school, family, and activities is hard enough. Add to this list a pandemic. It’s disrupting schedules. It’s causing uncertainty. That’s a recipe for a mental health crisis. “When we feel stressed, we…

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KOTY Nominee: Meet DJ Annie Red

January 19, 2022

Who will become Kid of the Year for 2021? The answer will be revealed on February 9 during a TV special on Nickelodeon. In the weeks leading up to the show, we’ll be introducing the top five nominees. Read on!…

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Catching Up with 2020's Honorees

December 7, 2021

A year has passed since the first TIME Kid of the Year TV special aired on Nickelodeon. We introduced Bellen, Gitanjali, Ian, Jordan, and Tyler. Gitanjali was named the 2020 Kid of the Year. Since then, these kids have been…

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Sticky Situation

December 2, 2021

The province of Quebec, in Canada, typically produces 70% of the world’s maple syrup. This year, the harvest fell short. So in November, Quebec Maple Syrup Producers said they would release 50 million pounds of the sweet stuff from their…

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Media Literacy

Anchor on the Road

October 25, 2021

Lester Holt is an award-winning journalist. Since 2015, he has anchored Nightly News on NBC. In 2020, he launched a digital edition of the show for kids. That show’s guests have included Dr. Anthony Fauci and JoJo Siwa. On October…

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Honoring Soldiers

October 13, 2021

Bill Greason is proud to be a veteran of the United States military. He is 97 years old. He fought in World War II. Today, Greason lives in Birmingham, Alabama. “I loved being a Marine,” he told TIME for Kids.…

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Science

Blastoff!

September 16, 2021

The Inspiration4 mission has officially begun. On Thursday, September 15, at just after 8:00 p.m. ET, four civilian astronauts blasted off from Kennedy Space Center, in Florida. This is the first time an all-civilian crew has gone into orbit. The…

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