Social Issues - Articles

Making Kids Into “Makers”

By Kristine Wong

The new annual Inventor’s Challenge prompts children to develop their creative problem-solving skills by building something to address a problem in their community.

Rethinking Lunchtime

By Noël Duan

New legislation around the United States aims to combat the widespread practice of shaming students who cannot pay for school lunch.

US States Embrace Baby Boxes

By Noël Duan

Several states are adopting the Finnish practice of distributing “baby boxes” to expectant parents—and taking the opportunity to also educate families about safe sleep for infants.