Children's play is under threat from increased urbanisation, perceptions of risk and educational pressures. The first research centre of its kind aims to understand the role played by play in how a child develops.
Some 15 percent of American adults are not using the Internet—a figure which has not changed over the past two years, researchers said Tuesday.
Poor schools that have more black and minority students tend to punish students rather than seek medical or psychological interventions for them, according to a Penn State sociologist.
Biologists in North Carolina are trying to get a glimpse of the future through a project designed to shed light on how rising temperatures will affect the insects and microbial life that play critical roles in the environment. ...
High school students who take part in pre-college programs that focus on science are much more likely to pursue higher education and, eventually, careers in science, technology, engineering and medicine - the STEM disciplines.
We have all been flummoxed by some kind of math problem, staring blankly at the instructions, muttering "It's all Greek to me."
Two-thirds of Floridians support requiring Spanish language instruction in Florida public schools, according to a new University of Florida survey.
Mass killings and school shootings in the U.S. appear to be contagious, according to a team of scientists from Arizona State University and Northeastern Illinois University.
A new study that is the first to use Social Security Administration's personal income tax data tracking the same individuals over 20 years to measure individual lifetime earnings has confirmed significant long-term economic ...
Three high school students were going to get the science lesson of a lifetime by flying their experiment in space.