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Children’s book memorializes captain’s bond with seagull

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Children’s book memorializes captain’s bond with seagull – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Captain John Makowsky and his seagull friend have spent the last 15 years together. A new children’s book celebrates their relationship. Steve Hartman shares an update......

Why diverse children’s books are important tools for teaching kids about themselves and others

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Why diverse children’s books are important tools for teaching kids about themselves and others – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Children’s books are both mirrors in which kids can feel seen and windows into worlds unlike their own. At......

Local Author Taps Into Children’s Market With Book About Rescued Mastiff

click to enlarge Kathleen Colan Local author and speaker Leslie Yerkes. Locally based writer and speaker Leslie Yerkes earned her Masters of Science in Organizational Development at Case Western Reserve University after graduating from Wittenberg University with a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, in Education. In 1987, she founded Catalyst......

In Canada, Another ‘Horrific’ Discovery of Indigenous Children’s Remains

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here CALGARY, Alberta — For decades, the Indigenous children were taken from their families, sometimes by force, and housed in crowded, church-run boarding schools, where they were abused and prohibited from speaking their languages. Thousands vanished altogether. Now, a......

Guy Mocks Men Playing With Children’s Toys – Faces An Instant Shutdown

First, these are not “toys,” they are action figures, handmade collectables, LEGO, Bionicles, cosplays, fandoms and whatnot, and they all have a special place reserved in our hearts. Second—Pew Pew Pew!, ‘cause grown-ass men and women do indeed make sounds while playing with them. And third, in case you’re wondering,......

Meghan Markle Made a Subtle Nod to Baby Lili Diana in Her New Children’s Book – E! Online

Heir’s something that’s guaranteed to warm your heart today. Days after welcoming her and Prince Harry’s baby girl Lilibet “Lili” Diana, Meghan Markle began another… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

Richard Robinson, longtime CEO of children’s publishing giant Scholastic, has died at 84

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Richard Robinson, who as the longtime head of Scholastic Inc. presided over such bestsellers as J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” novels and Suzanne Collins’ “The Hunger Games” series along with a wide range of educational materials, reading clubs and book......

Leaders of Ohio Children’s Services Repeat Pleas for Local Funding

click to enlarge COLUMBUS, Ohio – Children’s services leaders in Ohio are reiterating calls for more funding to local agencies. Specifically, they’re asking the Senate Finance Committee for $50 million per year in general revenue funds in the biennium budget to support counties facing additional costs associated with new state......

These apps aim to change the way parents save for their children’s college education

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Hispanolistic | E+ | Getty Images When Jordan Wexler’s niece recently lost her first tooth, he sent her $15 along with a video of himself dancing while dressed up as a Tooth Fairy. The money was not the typical cash......

Dozens of state prosecutors tell Facebook to stop its plans for a children’s version of Instagram.

New York Times
Attorneys general for 44 states and jurisdictions called on Facebook to halt plans to create a version of Instagram for young children, citing concerns over mental and emotional well-being, exposure to online predators and cyberbullying. In a letter on Monday to Facebook’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, the prosecutors warned that......

Election 2021: Boy’s gang ordeal highlights value of children’s services

Who can I vote for in my area? Enter your postcode, or the name of your English council or Scottish or Welsh constituency to find out. Eg ‘W1A 1AA’ or ‘Westminster’ Note: This lookup covers national elections in Scotland and Wales, the Hartlepool by-election, as well as council and mayoral......

TikTok sued for billions over use of children’s data

Lawyers will allege that TikTok takes children’s personal information, including phone numbers, videos, exact location and biometric data, without sufficient warning, transparency or the necessary consent required by law, and without children or parents knowing what is being done with that information. BBC – For more and to sign up......

Disney and ad-tech firms agree to privacy changes for children’s apps.

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In legal settlements that could reshape the children’s app market, Disney, Viacom and 10 advertising technology firms have agreed to remove certain advertising software from children’s apps to address accusations that they violated the privacy of millions of youngsters. The agreements resolve three related class-action cases involving some of the......

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