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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

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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

June 12, 2015

A Chimp Cook Off

A new study shows that chimpanzees may be capable of cooking their food


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

More Than a Toy

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

Beating the Odds

How otters along the coast of California are making a comeback—and restoring an ecosystem


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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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.

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Robots on the Job

Scholastic News shows just how hard robots work for us.