More than one in 10 American children spend more than half their childhood in poverty — that’s a whopping nine million kids. Most of these children, the majority of whom are African American, are trapped in a cycle of deprivation: As young adults, they’re unlikely to be in school or working, and their children will likely follow a similar path. But a small percentage manage to escape their circumstances and become economically successful.
Talking to yourself out loud is not a sign of madness but could indicate a high level of intelligence, a study revealed.
When it comes to educational apps for kids, interactivity can either help or hinder learning and researchers are beginning to understand which strategies really benefit children.
Children in low-income families have an increased chance of thriving when their caregiver relationships include certain positive characteristics, according to new research.
Private schools now educate more international students abroad than they do in Britain, figures showed, amid an arms race to attract wealthy overseas students.
The Islamic Republic of Iran designated April 30th as the "national day of Persian Gulf" and has also issued a series of stamps commemorating the “The national day of Persian Gulf".
Most of Donna Beegle's loved ones can't read or write. She's the only member of her family who hasn't been incarcerated. She spent much of her early life homeless.
The direct and indirect costs of having children can be high and, in many societies, women most often shoulder these costs.
There was a light in the heart of a terrible darkness on the day that holy person stepped into this world: "like the depth of darkness in a vast deep ocean, overwhelmed with billow topped by billow" [The Holy Quran, 24: 40]
The effect on wellbeing of exposure to nitrogen dioxide, a gas mostly produced in diesel fumes, is comparable to the toll from losing a job, ending a relationship or the death of a partner, research suggests.
Imam Ali (A.S.), the First Muslim, an intimate associate of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.) in the life and the holy Islamic mission, the Immediate Successor to the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.) and the First Holy Immaculate Imam of the Shi’ites in the World, Imam Ali ibn Abu Taleb(A.S.) was born inside the Holy Kaaba at Makkah on Friday, the 13th day of Rajab, 600 A.D. It is an undisputed fact that Imam Ali (A.S.) was born a Muslim. Imam Ali (A.S.) is the only unique personality in the world who was born in the Holy Kaaba and was martyred in the Kufah Mosque and was buried in the holy city of Najaf-e-Ashraf (Iraq).
In an era which is characterized by lack of unity among Muslims, the Commander of the Faithful (a.s.) can serve as the symbol of this unity. He can serve as a common point which all Muslims recognize. No particular group of Muslims can claim that the commander of the Faithful (a.s.) belongs to them.
When we are around four years old, we suddenly start to understand that other people think and that their view of the world is often different from our own, researchers in Leiden and Leipzig found.
Class sizes are surging in thousands of schools across the UK as headteachers struggle to cope with the toughest school spending cuts in decades, new figures suggested.
The Prophet (s) said, “On the Day of Judgment, a caller will call out, ‘lower your gaze until Fatima has passed.”