Why the ‘children’s revolution’ isn’t going away

The “children’s movement” may have been around for a century, but it’s been largely dormant since President Trump signed an executive order in April aimed at curbing funding for charter schools.In his order, he directed the secretary of education to take steps to ensure that “school choice” would be protected under federal law, including ensuring that the federal government could […]

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How to raise a child with ADHD

By the time my son was 4 years old, I had begun to notice that my son had ADHD symptoms.When he was 2, his mother was diagnosed with ADHD, which meant she was having trouble with her job and getting her homework done.By 5, my son began to feel anxious and overwhelmed, and was becoming irritable and aggressive.At around the […]

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CNN: Russian child soldiers in Syria report is fake

CNN: A CNN report alleging that Russian child-soldiers have been fighting in Syria is fake.The CNN report came after a Russian military officer told the BBC that his troops were fighting alongside Syrian government forces in Aleppo, Syria.The officer, Lieutenant General Igor Konashenkov, said he has been in contact with the Syrian army to request an evacuation of the Russian […]

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When it comes to making students smarter, a teacher might have a harder time with math, too

By MICHELLE HANNAKMANN, AP WriterAnnette Gomes and her daughter Alyssa have been using the same set of apps to learn how to use the iPad.Gomes, an assistant professor of education at the University of Florida, is a big believer in the iPad for the arts, math and science.It allows her to keep her fingers free in the classroom and lets […]

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How a child’s disabilities can shape their future

By now you’ve probably heard the news: the American Academy of Pediatrics is calling for more research on the effects of disabilities on children’s well-being.That’s a major change from a few years ago, when the organization’s lead child psychiatry official, Dr. Jeffrey Nussbaum, was a vocal advocate for research into how to prevent and treat disability-related conditions. But it’s a topic […]

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How to get a free child education course in a city underprivilege

A free child educational course in the city underclass has become the latest example of how to boost education opportunities for girls and women in developing countries.In December, the organisation, which operates in the UK and the US, launched its free online course in Nairobi, Kenya, with the aim of providing women and girls with an affordable and high-quality child […]

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