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Disentangling the Effects of Family Structure on Boys and Girls

Last updated: 08/07/2020

What are the mechanisms that cause children growing up with a single parent to be more likely to get in trouble in school? Here are some of the well-known risks for children...

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Parents Are Flocking to Virtual Charters and Homeschooling. That’s Bad News.

Last updated: 08/07/2020

Squint and MomPossible.org looks as though it’s only here to help. “Suddenly schooling at home?” it asks. “Take our quick quiz to unlock your family’s sense of freedom and joy...

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Tips For Solving the Parent Educator Dilemma

Last updated: 08/07/2020

Before I was a mom, my approach to teaching was different. As a matter of fact, teaching was literally my life, but that was a LONG time ago. Most of my days were spent at...

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Mandated child safety reports down during pandemic

Last updated: 08/07/2020

Mandated child safety reports down during pandemic by Evan Orbeck eorbeck@millelacsmessenger.com Save Stay-at-home orders, school closures, limited access to public resources,...

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6 Smart Ways to Bring the Power of Music Into Your Classroom

Last updated: 08/06/2020

When teachers strategically integrate music into their instruction, it can be a robust and creative way to engage students and enrich content. Students are “entranced” by music...

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California child care providers losing money, risking health during pandemic

Last updated: 08/06/2020

The coronavirus pandemic is pushing many California child care providers to the brink of closure and forcing them to risk both their own health and their finances. With less...

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Covid-19: Meet the schools with no complaining parents

Last updated: 08/06/2020

My impression is that most schools during lockdown experienced at least a few parents complaining that the online provision was better at some other place nearby.  There would...

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Building a stronger, more equitable education system

Last updated: 08/06/2020

Building a stronger, more equitable education system LaVerne Evans Srinivasan Getty Images/shironosov A massive amount of lost learning If ever there were a reminder that...

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Why Parents Should Pause Before Oversharing Online

Last updated: 08/06/2020

Continue reading the main story Why Parents Should Pause Before Oversharing Online As social media comes of age, will we regret all the information we revealed about our...

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Experts see increase in child sex trafficking during pandemic

Last updated: 08/05/2020

Close 1 of 6 Demonstrators gather to raise awareness in conjunction with World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. Support for the group's efforts was indicated by the number of...

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