The universal language of mankind is music and there’s no doubt about it – we love listening to music. But how about learning to sing or play an instrument? Studies suggest only about one out of three teens take music lessons. And for many kids of color, the percentage is far lower. But Ava tells us about an organization working to change that.

About 20% of all kids in America wear glasses or contact lenses. In fact, the number of kids needing eyewear has increased a lot in recent years. So, Dean speaks to an expert about when to know if your lens prescription needs updating.

Reed tells us what dinosaurs had in common with today’s pets – fleas!

In “Make the Grade” this week, Christin has advice on how to pick extracurriculars activities.

The renaissance artist Giotto proved his worth to the Pope by painting a perfect circle.

Our Scholarship Guru Carlynn is back with another clever way to earn money for college.

Let’s face it, most of us don’t get enough sleep. And while dozing off in class may get you detention, if you get behind the wheel when you’re too tired the consequences can be MUCH worse. Check out this video from the National Road Safety Foundation.

For weeks we’ve been telling you that this is a very important season for Teen Kids News. We’ve been on the air for 20 years. Over that time, 9 teens have sat in the anchor chair. In this Look Back we meet one of them – Livia.

In the northwestern part of Jordan is the ancient city of Madaba – known around the world as “The City of Mosaics.”, Olivia tells us more in this episode of our “Jordan Journal”.

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Launching its 20th year on the air, the Emmy award-winning, weekly half-hour program is seen across the country on more than 160 TV stations and seen around the world on the American Forces Network. In addition, educational TV channels bring TKN to districts with 10,000 schools and some 9-million students.

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