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Some Parents Are Starting Pandemic Homeschooling Pods—But They Leave Other Kids Behind

Last updated: 07/27/2020

Some Parents Are Starting Pandemic Homeschooling Pods—But They Leave Other Kids Behind Some Parents Are Starting Pandemic Homeschooling Pods—But They Leave Other Kids...

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Should Kids Run Long? Here’s What They (and You) Need to Know

Last updated: 07/27/2020

When news arrived in 2017 that 8-year-old Jordan Ramirez was itching to break his 12-year-old sister Blanca’s world record—the youngest person thought to run seven marathons on...

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You're a terrific parent -- when you aren't stressed.

Last updated: 07/26/2020

“I'm stressed, we're rushing, and before I know it, I'm yelling. When I see the look on his face, I feel awful. He was just being a kid.  And I was just stressed out.” --...

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Some parents may be pushed out of the workforce due to lack of child care

Last updated: 07/26/2020

Some parents may be pushed out of the workforce due to lack of child care Jul 23, 2020 6:35 PM EDT By — Transcript Audio In the U.S., child care was expensive and difficult to...

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Parents Are Forming Exclusive School Pods. More Inequality Will Follow.

Last updated: 07/26/2020

Click into any online parent group this summer and you’re guaranteed to hear panicked parents working to figure out stable schooling options for their kids. Pandemic pods, or...

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How to Make Your Class Page a Resource Hub for Learning

Last updated: 07/26/2020

The ability for classroom teachers to connect with their students in a virtual environment, enables purposeful teaching and learning opportunities. From an academic perspective,...

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Parents Mobilize as Schools Wrestle With Tough Pandemic Decisions

Last updated: 07/26/2020

When schools around the country closed their buildings in the spring in response to a growing pandemic, Leah Mallace, like many parents, assumed they would reopen them again in...

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Affordable child care seen as essential to getting parents back to work

Last updated: 07/25/2020

When Victoria mom Lisa Weighton finished her maternity leave in May, she took an extra six weeks off work because she couldn’t find daycare for her 14-month-old son Robin....

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What a Child Allowance Like Canada’s Would Do for Child Poverty in America

Last updated: 07/25/2020

What a Child Allowance Like Canada’s Would Do for Child Poverty in America What a Child Allowance Like Canada’s Would Do for Child Poverty in America July 21,...

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Schools Late to Consider Parent Input on Reopening Plans

Last updated: 07/25/2020

Yesterday, my local school district hosted a virtual “Community Chat on the Reopening of Schools” for parents.  Aside from a June survey, this “chat” is the school district’s...

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