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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.

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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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The End of Snow Days for Students?

Jan 25, 2015

A weekday spent home from the classroom and out in the snow with friends may soon not be an option for students not because of the piles of snow, but rather technology. Some students already complete assignments on iPads which means teachers could virtually send them their homework on “snow days.”



Jason Mraz ‘Pumped’ to be Arts Ambassador for California School

Jan 25, 2015

Attendance and test scores are up at some of the worst performing schools across the country thanks to a new arts-based curriculum and one school in California has quite the vocal “Arts Ambassador,” Jason Mraz.



Should Skipping School for Family Vacation be Illegal?

Jan 21, 2015

The New York Times published a report on whether pulling your kids out of school should be against the law. Some parents say it’s family time and important, but teachers say it creates a burden on them and can be disruptive to a student’s education.



Fifth-Grade Girls Basketball Team Holds Its Own in All-Boys League

Jan 20, 2015

When the fifth-grade basketball squad known as the Central Illinois Xpress racks up another win as the only girls team in its all-boys league, tears are often shed.



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