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MARCH 25, 2015

A Presidential Visit From Afghanistan

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

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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

March 13, 2015

The Elephants Pack Their Trunks

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will retire its elephants to Florida

March 11, 2015

Ancient Cities Fall to ISIS

The terrorist group bulldozes important archaeological sites in Iraq


news for kids by kids

Mia Love Goes to Washington

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

What It Takes to Be
an Innovator

Want to change the world? Read this.

from our magazines

Banksy: Visionary or Vandal?

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

Rats to the Rescue

How giant rats are using their noses to save lives


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Members of the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps are filing stories from across the country and around the world.

Learn more about our Kid Reporters here.


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

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Making Crayons

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Protecting Your Head

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