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JULY 2, 2015

Smartphone Spy

A new app released in South Korea allows parents to monitor kids' use of smartphones

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June 29, 2015

Protecting Earth From Asteroids and Comets

The U.S. is working to protect Earth against asteroids and comets heading our way

June 25, 2015

Will China Help Save Africa’s Elephants?

China pledges to end the ivory trade

June 23, 2015

Mountains on the Move

A recent earthquake in Nepal has shifted Mount Everest and nearby mountains

June 19, 2015

A Sleeping Spacecraft Wakes Up

Philae made history when it landed on a comet, but then it fell silent. Now it's come back to life.

June 17, 2015

NASA’s Flying Saucer

The U.S. space agency tests out a new vehicle for landing on Mars

June 15, 2015

Robots Face Off

Robots from around the world go head-to-head to win an international robotics challenge in California


news for kids by kids

Bush Announces a
Presidential Run

“We will take command of our future,” Jeb Bush tells a Miami crowd.

Clinton Campaign Kick-Off

The former Secretary of State vows to fight for all Americans.

from our magazines

I Fled in Terror

To stay safe, Dulce left behind her home country—and said goodbye to everything she had ever known.

More Than a Toy

A boy from California uses a LEGO® set to build a printer that helps blind people read.


Do you have a nose for news?

The Scholastic News Kids Press Corps is accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year. Students between the ages of 10 and 14 can apply at www.scholastic.com/kidreporters

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Exploring Mars

Scholastic News magazine attempts to uncover the secrets of the Red Planet.

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Writing a Budget

Math magazine demonstrates how to keep track of the money that you earn and spend.

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Free Speech—and Its Limits

The New York Times Upfront investigates the freedoms and limitations of the First Amendment.

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What is the Middle East?

Junior Scholastic explores the faraway region.

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Design a Symbol

Learn how to design a symbol and make a print with Scholastic Art magazine.