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A Cool School

November 4, 2016

For most kids, a typical school day includes lessons in math, science, and English language arts. But for Callista Grant, 11, a typical day might also include instruction in American Indian drumming and dancing. She studies the Ojibwe (oh-jib-way) and Lakota languages,…


After the Storm

October 21, 2016

Millions of Americans are recovering after Hurricane Matthew lashed the southeastern coast of the United States from October 6 to 8. The storm brought powerful winds and heavy rains to Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia. On October…

Young Game Changers

For the Love of Lego

October 21, 2016

Matthew Shifrin got his first tub of Lego blocks when he was 5. "I've been in love with Legos ever since," he says. Shifrin is blind. Now 18, he has spent years trying to make Legos easier for blind kids…


Picking a President

September 16, 2016

On November 8, Americans will elect the next president of the United States. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are the main candidates for the job. In 2008, Barack Obama was elected president. He took office in January 2009 and is…



Outdoor Adventure

April 15, 2016

A praying mantis, an abandoned baby bird, blooming daffodils. Students and teachers at Glenwood Landing Elementary, in Glen Head, New York, never know what will turn up in the school’s outdoor classroom. The discoveries lead to engaging lessons. “They allow…


Remembering the March

February 19, 2016

TIME for Kids looks back at the 1963 March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. On August 28, 1963, people from all over the country poured into Washington, D.C. Many held signs: “We March…


The Drive to Succeed

February 28, 2014

It was a milestone victory. On October 26, 2013, Darrell Wallace Jr., 20, was the first to cross the finish line in NASCAR's Camping World Truck Series Kroger 200, at Martinsville Speedway, in Virginia. The win made Wallace the second…


The Road To Recovery

March 10, 2006

The citizens of New Orleans, Louisiana, love to party. Six months after Hurricane Katrina devastated the city, partygoers celebrated Mardi Gras, as they do every year at this time. But even as costume-clad folks danced in the streets, evidence of…