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Youths suggest legislation to ensure guns stored safely

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A high school student and recent graduate are urging New Mexico lawmakers to adopt a child access prevention law to hold gun owners accountable for the safe storage of firearms. Santa Fe-area high school student Julia Mazal on Wednesday told a panel of legislators that ...

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Wisconsin officials improving education for tribal youth

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s 11 tribes and the state Department of Public Instruction have been working on agreements to improve communication and educational outcomes for tribal youth. The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa signed the first memorandum of understanding with the department last month, Wisconsin Public ...

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Summer nutrition for schoolchildren starts in West Virginia

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Thousands of West Virginia schoolchildren who would be at risk of not having enough to eat this summer are being offered meals through a federally funded program. The West Virginia Department of Education’s Office of Child Nutrition started its annual program Wednesday at Spring Hill Elementary ...

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Don’t be afraid to take phones off teens, says Eton head

Image copyright Getty Images Schools and parents should not be scared to take smartphones and other electronic devices away from teenagers, the headmaster of Eton has said. Simon Henderson, head of the private school since 2015, says it is sometimes appropriate to take devices away. Speaking at a Girls’ Day ...

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