Barbie dolls have a particular look to them. They’re thin, tall, long-legged… and virtually unlike any real human being.
Ahmed Mohamed is a bright, well-spoken and creative grade 9 student in Texas. One of his favourite things to do is invent and build things. He once built himself an extra long-life battery charger for his cell phone. Recently, he built a clock.
Lammily is a new fashion doll that looks more like “real” women, according to its designer.
An elementary school in Jonquière, Quebec, has made some of its students very happy by banning homework for the year.
When researchers in the United States compared school lunches to home-packed lunches, parents got a failing grade.
Researchers from Tufts University, in Massachusetts, inspected lunches belonging to about 600 grade three and four students at 12 different schools in the state. They found that lunches packed at home were generally less nutritious than meals provided by schools.
Now that the summer is over, nearly half a million children in British Columbia (B.C.) should be in school–but they aren’t. That’s because teachers there are on strike.
Some students in San Antonio, Texas have been told they can’t bring sunscreen to school.
Grade 8 students at Amesbury Middle School were looking forward to their big graduation trip to a camp in Eastern Ontario.
On June 12, Ontario is having an election. Each of the main political parties has a different idea about how they would spend money on education in Ontario.