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1 hr ago | The Advocate

Schools' choice: Kids or adults?

If you know anything about Boston you've heard of Roxbury, Dorchester and Mattapan, some of the city's toughest neighborhoods.

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5 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

W.Va. agency asks parents to get kids vaccinated

Kindergarten through 12th-grade students who will enter a West Virginia school for the first time must have the DTaP, polio, MMR, chickenpox and hepatitis B vaccines.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Family, West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Chickenpox

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The News-Messenger

Science?In the summer?

Summer: It's the perfect time for a science lesson. But we're not talking about sitting the kids down with a stack of text books "Kids like hands-on science," Gabe Costa, a teacher at Mansfield City Schools' Spanish Immersion School, said.

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Related Topix: Family, Ohio, Johnstown, OH, Life, Hobbies, Bird Watching, Home Gardening, Home, Libraries

Pasadena Star-News

Manhattan Beach teen taken off life support, dies after freak tour bus accident

Mason Zisette, 16, of Manhattan Beach, a high school junior died after he stood up in a double-decker bus at it traveled down a San Diego highway and was struck by an overpass.

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Related Topix: Manhattan Beach, CA, Family, Inglewood, CA

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Governors group skirts a radioactivea Common Core

The Common Core standards were not on the formal agenda during a three-day meeting of the National Governors Association that ended Sunday, relegated to hallway discussions and closed-door meetings among governors and their staffs.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Terry Branstad, US Governors, Iowa, Family

WRAL.com

Obama may hold fix to flood of immigrant kids

At issue is a provision in a 2008 human trafficking law that puts the fate of young immigrants from countries that don't border the United States in the hands of immigration judges.

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Related Topix: Family, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, us Travel, Travel, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers

KHOU-TV Houston

Obama may hold fix to flood of immigrant kids

Two key lawmakers say President Barack Obama can alleviate a growing humanitarian crisis involving tens of thousands of child immigrants without waiting for Congress to act.

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Related Topix: Family, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers

Red Bluff Daily News

Foster children become focus of California schools

California is embarking on a first-of-its-kind attempt to improve the academic lives of foster youth by giving schools more money to meet their special learning and emotional needs and holding educators and administrators accountable.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Standardized Testing, Education, Family

The Leaf-Chronicle

Voices: A window into troubled lives

Eduardo Chavez logs and bags evidence, including nearly $1,200 in cash during a warrant search of the home of a suspect.

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, Drugs, Arts, Painting, Family

Daily Journal

Camp offers retreat for kids with disabilities

Like a lot of kids, 12-year-old Nick Hicks spends a lot of his time spent with his head buried in his tablet and iPod, watching movies, playing games and listening to music.

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Related Topix: Family, Frankton, IN, Lapel, IN, Pendleton, IN

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Tring Today

Kids can embark on a fun new chapter this summer

This year's Summer Reading Challenge has a 'mythical maze' theme and encourages kids to collect stickers as they take on the task of reading six books during the holidays.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

De facto caregiver needs to get kids to face mom's dementia

DEAR ANNIE: My friend "Horace" is 75. He spends a lot of time with "Loretta," a childhood friend who is experiencing some dementia.

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The Modesto Bee

City of Bell wants to house immigration detainees

The Los Angeles Times reports that officials in this modest, blue collar city began talking with the Salvation Army and federal officials about the shelter a few weeks ago.

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WFAA-TV Dallas

Man convicted of deadly attack on sleeping kids

A New Jersey man has been convicted of killing a 6-year-old boy who was trying to protect his sister from a sexual assault.

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Sunherald.com

Student seeks understanding of schizophrenia

She's just graduated from Ballou Senior High school in Southeast Washington. She's gentle and quiet but she notices a lot.

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News Herald

Keeping kids off drugs more difficult than 'Just Say No'

The cheapest, most effective way to reduce the number of addicts in Ohio seems like the most obvious -- stop children from using drugs.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Family, Ohio, Port Clinton, OH, US Governors, John Kasich, Coshocton, OH

KRQE Albuquerque

Kevin Jaramillo man accused of squirting kids with squirt gun filled with semen

New charges have been filed against the man accused of squirting several children in the face with semen.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

KEPR CBS 19

Union leader derides Obama education chief

The president of the nation's second-largest teachers union said Friday that President Barack Obama's education chief has turned his back on the concerns of educators and parents, but she stopped short of calling for his ouster.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Family

KFVS12

Kirk demands background checks on immigrant kids

Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk is demanding criminal background checks on the unaccompanied children that have crossed the U.S. border with Mexico.

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Related Topix: Prison, Family

WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

FTC Sues Amazon Over In-App Purchases

The Federal Trade Commission is going after Amazon.com. The FTC filed a complaint Thursday accusing Amazon of unlawfully billing parents millions of dollars for in-app purchases made by their kids in mobile games.

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