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November 9, 2023

We asked our readers to tell us how they’re serving their communities. Here’s what a few of you had to say. Students at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary, in Wyandanch, New York, are celebrating World Kindness Day on November 13.…

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Lunch Money

November 9, 2023

One day when DeJuan Strickland was in fourth grade, he didn’t have the money for school lunch. “That really kind of stuck with me,” DeJuan, now 15, told TIME for Kids. This year, DeJuan, who goes by DJ, raised money…

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A Fond Farewell

November 9, 2023

Want to see a panda up close? Time is running out. By early next year, there won’t be any of the bears left in zoos in the United States. They’re being sent back to China. For more than 50 years,…

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Mission of the Month: Raise Money

November 8, 2023

Join a community of kids who are making the world a better and brighter place. TFK Service Stars know that even the smallest actions can make a big impact. Mission of the Month It’s fun to find creative ways to…

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United States

Getting the Lead Out

November 3, 2023

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plans to update rules that would reduce lead in drinking water. The agency says it will require utility companies to replace old lead water pipes. The current rules are decades old. They have failed…

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United States

New AI Protections

November 3, 2023

On October 30, President Joe Biden issued an executive order. It outlines the nation’s first regulations on artificial intelligence (AI) systems. These are standards for companies that make AI programs, such as ChatGPT. The new regulations require AI companies to…

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World

Day of the Dead

November 2, 2023

Dia de los Muertos is a Mexican holiday celebrated around November 1. This celebratory parade was held in Brooklyn, New York. The holiday remembers family membe…

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Kid of the Week: Ava Moore

November 2, 2023

Can you tell me about your project? I’m trying to help special-needs kids to feel welcome in our community. My mom and I have been raising money through bake sales. This year, we bought toys and donated them to one…

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Start Your Engines

November 2, 2023

Jaxon Porter is happiest behind the wheel. Sitting just inches off the ground, he pops his go-kart into high gear as he comes out of a turn, accelerating to 
70 m.p.h. “I just love going fast,” Jaxon told TIME for…

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Technology

Driving Change

November 1, 2023

If you enjoy learning about interesting jobs, find this article and more like it on  Your Hot Job, TFK's career-focused website for kids. What does your future hold? Siena DeBenedittis has wanted to protect the planet since she was a…

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Should Perfect Attendance Be Rewarded?

November 1, 2023

It’s common for schools to reward students for achievements in sports and academics. Some schools reward kindness. What about perfect attendance? Should students be rewarded for showing up every day? There’s no doubt that success at school depends on being…

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Believe In Yourself

October 20, 2023

Career development expert Terina Allen shares words of wisdom about self-confidence. You’ll find them everywhere: well-intentioned people with an opinion about your career path. Some will cheer you on as you find your way. Others will try to steer you…

TFK Press Club

What Job Interests You?

October 19, 2023

The world of careers is always changing. New kinds of jobs are popping up every day. When journalists want to learn more about something new, they go straight to the source: They interview an expert. J unior Journalists, we want…

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Get More Online

October 19, 2023

Love sports? Excited about space? Passionate about programming? Check out the Your  Job site, at timeforkids.com/your-hot-job. Uncover potential career paths with videos, articles, interviews, and more. Here are a few of the cool careers you’ll find. Which interests you most? Dino…

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Business

Counter Culture

October 19, 2023

Joanne Chang opened the first Flour bakery in 2000. Now there are nine locations, all in and around Boston, Massachusetts. TFK Kid Reporter Harper Carroll, who lives there, met Chang at Flour’s original location to discuss the pastry chef’s career. …

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Get In Character

October 19, 2023

If you enjoy learning about interesting jobs, find this article and more like it on  Your Hot Job, TFK's career-focused website for kids. What does your future hold? It took years of learning her craft for Megan Piphus Peace to…