News tagged with children

Science achievement gaps begin by kindergarten

Large science achievement gaps at the end of eighth grade between white and racial/ethnic minority children and between children from higher- and lower-income families are rooted in large yet modifiable general knowledge ...

dateFeb 23, 2016 in Social Sciences
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How do children feel about their lives?

Over 17,000 eight-year-old children in 16 countries on four continents were asked about their experiences and their views on their lives. No survey of this age group has ever before been undertaken. The second report on the ...

dateFeb 22, 2016 in Social Sciences
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How Hong Kong youth perceive parenthood

Young people in Hong Kong are shifting their perceptions of parenthood from traditional Chinese cultural values, which emphasize family relationships and family loyalty, toward global values, such as individualism and consumerism, ...

dateJan 29, 2016 in Social Sciences
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