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Food

Brain Gains: 7 Foods to Boost Kids’ Academic Performance

Fact is, all the books, tablets, and notepads kids use for studying are useless if their brains are not in top functioning form. There are certain nutrients that are crucial for their brain development, and better brain development means better brain function, memory, and concentration—all of which contribute to better academic performance. To keep your

Local

New Story at Granite Creek Park StoryWalk®

If you are looking for a local adventure for the child in your life, you’ll find one a stone’s throw from the downtown area – Prescott Public Library’s StoryWalk® at Granite Creek Park. Following the lovely, accessible path that circuits Granite Creek Park, the StoryWalk® is a picture book, presented in a series of panels

Immigration

Arizona town calls state of emergency over migrant arrivals

A small town in Arizona has declared a state of emergency over migrant families being dropped there as a growing number of border communities grapple with how to get the new arrivals to shelters in bigger cities that can help them. The situation simmering in Gila Bend and other communities near Arizona’s border with Mexico

Immigration

Amid border surge, confusion reigns over Biden policies

It took less than a month for 200 tents to fill every spot in a Mexican plaza at the busiest border crossing with the United States. At the camp in Tijuana, across the border from San Diego, some 1,500 migrants line up for hot meals under a canopy-covered kitchen, children play soccer and volunteers in

Gaming

Is gaming good for kids?

In addition to being fun, video games can build real-world skills. Carol Yepes/Moment via Getty images John Velez, Indiana University Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to answer, send it to CuriousKidsUS@theconversation.com. My parents are always saying there’s so much bad stuff

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