Karen Scussel, an advocate for foster children in Santa Clara County, hopes to help judges and attorneys better understand a child’s background and needs.
Peninsula elementary school students visited the Palo Alto Children’s Theatre to see a musical production of the classic children’s book, “Goodnight Moon.”
The new Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital facility will feature more space, more beds and more technology.
In this video, two domestic workers share the sacrifices they made when their own children were young and how those sacrifices have paid off now that those children are in college.
In response to last year’s whooping cough outbreak, a new California law requires proof of the Tdap vaccine for both children entering kindergarten and those entering grades seven through 12.
Stanford’s Sustainable Fashion Collective held a fashion show featuring eco-friendly beaded necklaces made by women in Uganda. The proceeds from jewelry sales help the women escape poverty.
The Palo Alto school district’s proposed new academic calendar, designed to alleviate stress among high school students, has met varying levels of support and resistance from the community.
Superintendent Kevin Skelley would like to see Palo Alto students at all grade levels start classes a week earlier, on Aug. 16. First-semester finals would be shifted to December to prevent high school students from spending their winter break studying for exams.