East Bay Library Won't Cancel Drag Queen Storytime Despite ComplaintsAn East Bay library is facing backlash over a children's event hosted by a drag queen that some parents say is inappropriate for youngsters.
Memos: Facebook Allowed 'Friendly Fraud' To Profit From KidsNewly released court documents reveal Facebook allowed children to ring up huge bills on digital games while the company rejected recommendations on addressing what it dubbed "friendly fraud."
New Study Confirms Screen Time Affects Brains Of ChildrenA study by the National Institute of Health confirms screen time directly impacts brain development in children.
Music For Minors II Celebrates 30 YearsMusic For Minors II has been enriching the lives of youngsters for thirty years.. Founder and Executive Director Carol Zilli talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about the program and the anniversary gala.
Study Says Children's Apps Targeting Young Kids With AdsConsumer groups are urging the federal government to investigate whether advertisers are taking unfair advantage of young kids using apps.
Instagram Says It Will Now Detect Bullying In PhotosThe company said it is starting to use new machine learning technology to proactively detect bullying in photos and captions.
Members Of Congress Question Google Over Kids' Privacy On YouTubeTwo members of Congress are calling on Google to address concerns that YouTube might violate children's privacy.
Smartphones At School Pose Global Dilemma For Teachers, ParentsAdults around the world are still trying to find way to curb and control children's use of smartphones, especially at school.
King Bio Expands Recall To All Water-Based Meds For Kids And AdultsIn a statement on the company's website on Aug. 27, King Bio announced that over 50 products were being voluntarily recalled over concerns of "water-purity issues."
Boy Hospitalized After Standing Up To Friend's Bullies, Reports SayA six-year-old in Washington state was hospitalized with a broken arm and badly injured eye after he was reportedly attacked by a group of children bullying his friend.
Teacher Punishes 10-Year-Old For Calling Her 'Ma'am,' Parents ClaimThe parents of a North Carolina boy are demanding answers after they say their child was punished for addressing his teacher as "ma'am."
Cage Free: Animal Crackers No Longer Behind Bars On New PackagingMondelez International, the parent company of Nabisco, has redesigned the packaging of its Barnum’s Animals crackers in response to pressure from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
Some Parents Paying Big Money For Fortnite Coaches To Tutor KidsWhile it is not out of the ordinary for parents to cover the costs of music lessons or sports training like tennis lessons for their kids, some are taking the unusual step of paying for private video-game instruction.
Police Warn Parents: Predators Using Online Games To Meet, Lure ChildrenPolice in Michigan are warning parents that child predators may be trying to use online games to meet kids in the real world.
Charter School Says It Will Not Recite The Pledge Of AllegianceAn Atlanta charter school is sparking controversy over its decision to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.