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France Just Made Spanking Illegal

Jan 06, 2017 / TODAY

Parents throughout France now need to think twice before spanking children who misbehave.


New Peanut Allergy Guidance: Most Kids Should Try Peanuts

Jan 05, 2017 / NBC News

New peanut allergy guidelines: Even high-risk kids high risk should try them, experts say.


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Big Changes to the SAT: What You Need to Know

Jan 22, 2016

Beginning in March, big changes are coming to the dreaded SAT, including a new structure and a revised scoring system. Rob Franek, publisher of the Princeton Review's "Cracking the New SAT," visits TODAY to explain what parents need to know.

Major Changes Proposed for the College Admissions Process

Jan 20, 2016

A new report released Wednesday and endorsed by more than 80 colleges and universities nationwide is recommending some stunning changes in the application process, including possibly making standardized testing optional or lessening its importance.

The ABCs of Decoding Teen Text Lingo

Jan 20, 2016

The TODAY anchors bravely ventured into the world of teen texting lingo, with Savannah Guthrie quizzing the crew on terminology.

Detroit Teachers Protest 'Horrible' School Conditions

Jan 20, 2016

Eighty-eight of 100 schools in Detroit have been closed due to a "sick-out" held by teachers upset with the conditions they are working in. MSNBC's Cal Perry reports on the protests.

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