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An App Teens Love that Parents Need to Monitor
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Cyber Crime Expert Sedgrid Lewis says that there are currently 4 major apps that teens are using, and shares why parents need to monitor them closely. A recent study that was recently conducted, showed that 58% of all teens between the ages of 12-17 have downloaded apps to their ┬ácell phones. The new generation of […]

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School Bullies Are Popular, Study Says
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Experts Explore Effects of Aggression on Classmates Bullies are among the most popular boys in school from the fourth through sixth grade, according to a recent survey of teachers, classmates and bullies themselves. The report by Duke University psychologists explores the effect of unchecked bullying of classmates, which is often undetected or unpunished by school […]

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Doctors Discourage Swim School for Tots
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Say Lessons Give Kids, Parents False Security Swimming lessons for children under 4 may give them a false sense of security around the water, the American Academy of Pediatrics is warning. “We’re discouraging lessons for children under 4 if the parents’ idea is that teaching their baby to swim makes them safer,” said Dr. Barb […]

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Legalizing Baby Abandonment
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Legislative Actions Trigger Fierce Debate A spate of high-profile baby abandonments throughout the nation in recent years has led to a movement in some states to allow women to give away unwanted newborns at selected medical facilities. Most recently, the Georgia House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a bill that allows women to leave babies at […]

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Better Day Care Equals Less Crime, Study Says
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Youths From Good Preschools Avoid Arrests Later The best day care can keep children from getting into trouble and committing crimes later in life, says research presented at the White House by law enforcement groups today. The report, a compilation of studies comparing children in programs in North Carolina and Chicago with other children, says […]

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Stopping the Bully Cycle
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Victims Often Use Same Tactics on Other Children Every day, approximately 160,000 children skip school out of fear of being picked on, humiliated or beaten up by a bully, according to the National Association of School Psychologists. “Bullying behaviors — teasing, ridiculing, name-calling, peer-group exclusion, threats and intimidation, extortion or stealing of money and possessions […]

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Building a Safer School
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Combating Violence With Architecture Could the little red schoolhouse — an American icon as wholesome and safe as grandma’s apple pie — soon become the little red fortress? The recent school tragedies at Littleton, Colo., Conyers, Ga., Paducah, Ky., and Jonesboro, Ark., have added greater urgency to the national challenge of making schools safer. Educators […]

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Texans Ignore Baby Abandonment Law
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Texans Ignore Baby Abandonment Law In Six Months, Nine Newborns Illegally Discarded In the six months since Texas provided mothers with a legal method of abandoning unwanted newborns, the law has gone unused as nine babies have been abandoned statewide, according to state records. Two of the newborns were found in Dumpsters, said Marla Sheely, […]

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