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MARCH 30, 2015

A Year in Space

Astronaut Scott Kelly blasts off on a 342-day mission to the International Space Station—with help from his twin brother, Mark, back on Earth

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March 27, 2015


A rare animal called the Ili pika is rediscovered in the mountains of China more than 20 years after it was last seen

March 25, 2015

A Presidential Visit From Afghanistan

The new Afghan president travels to Washington, D.C., to meet with President Obama and Congress

March 23, 2015

Cheating Scandal
Rocks India

Parents of students in India, are arrested after climbing a school to help their kids cheat on tests

March 20, 2015

Sea Lions in Distress

Hundreds of sick, hungry sea lions are washing ashore in California

March 18, 2015

An Ocean in Space?

Scientists believe there may be an underground ocean hidden on Jupiter’s largest moon

March 16, 2015

Boston's Snowiest Winter

Sunday’s storm pushes snowfall in Boston to record-breaking totals


news for kids by kids

Wormholes, Time Travel,
and Other Mysteries of
the Universe

Why physicist Brian Greene wants kids to love science

Mia Love Goes to Washington

A new Representative in Congress encourages kids to make their voices heard.

from our magazines

Different Like You

What’s it like to grow up on a Native American reservation? Shanice, 18, shares her story.

Banksy: Visionary or Vandal?

You decide if his infamous public creations are illegal graffiti or fine art


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Women at Work

March is Women's History Month. Meet some fearless females with Junior Scholastic.

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Lincoln the Leader

Get to know one of the most important presidents in U.S. history with Action magazine.

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Exploring Outer Space

Come along for the ride as Scholastic News launches into space.

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On Top of the World

Math magazine explores the top of Mt. Everest—the tallest mountain in the world.

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Making Crayons

Scholastic Art magazine visits a crayon factory to see how the colorful objects are made.