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Education

Helping children ‘lead healthier lives’

U.S. agriculture officials on Friday proposed new nutrition standards for school meals, including the first limits on added sugars, with a focus on sweetened foods such as cereals, yogurt, flavored milk and breakfast pastries. The plan announced by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack also ...

‘Freewater’ wins John Newbery Medal

NEW YORK (AP) — For years, Amina Luqman-Dawson made time to write a children’s book she calls her “little quiet project,” a historical adventure about a community of escaped slaves that she completed while raising a son and working as a policy consultant and researcher on education ...

Indoor fun with drones

Students at Barkell Elementary in Hancock spend some time indoors flying drones and learning to program them to fly by themselves. What a great way to warm up on a winter day!

UP Kids: Caring for children & building brighter futures

Keweenaw Unitarian Universalist Fellowship monthly forum will host a program on Sunday, Feb. 12 at 10:30-11:30am on Zoom. The program is only on zoom, Meeting ID: 978 910 4627 Dial by your location: +1 312 626 6799. UP Kids is a local organization serving children and families across the UP. ...

No more nuggets?

CONCORD, Calif. — As the fine-dining chef at a suburban high school gave samples of his newest recipes, junior Anahi Nava Flores critiqued a baguette sandwich with Toscano salami, organic Monterey Jack, arugula and a scratch-made basil spread: “This pesto aioli is good!” Classmate ...