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The Right to Privacy for Children Online - New York Times

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The Right to Privacy for Children Online
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Social media sites typically attempt to ban users under 13, and the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule is designed to safeguard children when they use the Internet. But there are no specific restrictions concerning what parents share about their ...

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Social media create new challenge for parents, school districts - Three Rivers Commercial-News

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Social media create new challenge for parents, school districts
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THREE RIVERS — Following a threat to Three Rivers Middle School in which social media played a role, Three Rivers Community Schools superintendent Jean Logan sent a message to parents with descriptions of a few social media apps she said are very ...
 

Parents: Read This Before Co-signing Your Kids' Student Loans - The Fiscal Times

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Parents: Read This Before Co-signing Your Kids' Student Loans
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It may seem like a no-brainer to parents who want to help their kids attend Dream U to step up to co-sign the debt. A 2012 report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau found that more than 90 percent of private student loans required a co-signer, ...

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Obesity's Social Impact: Extremely Obese Children More Likely To Be Ostracized, Bullied By First Grade - Medical Daily

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Obesity's Social Impact: Extremely Obese Children More Likely To Be Ostracized, Bullied By First Grade
Medical Daily
Obesity isn't only a burden for physical health, but it spells trouble for the mind too — as early as first grade. A new study finds that severely obese children have an increased risk of being ostracized by and isolated from fellow peers, and suffer ...
As early as first grade, children with severe obesity are more likely to be ostracizedScience Daily
Study says obesity can cause depression in kidsTheHealthSite
'Fat Shaming' Begins in First GradeU.S. News & World Report
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Schools are helping police spy on kids' social media activity - Washington Post

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Schools are helping police spy on kids' social media activity
Washington Post
The story exemplifies the kind of safety checks that social media monitoring offers. But Bradley S. Shear, a privacy and social media lawyer based in Bethesda, Md., expressed concerns about the unintended consequences of using software like SnapTrends.

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In a connected world, privacy becomes a group effort - Science Daily

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In a connected world, privacy becomes a group effort
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In a study, the researchers found that social media users act autonomously on some privacy issues, but are interdependent when information is co-owned by multiple users. As soon as individuals share information with their online social networks, they ...

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Asthma-Free With No Hay Fever? Thank Your Older Sibling - NPR

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Asthma-Free With No Hay Fever? Thank Your Older Sibling
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Researchers have noted a positive relationship between older siblings and allergies since at least 1989, when a study following British children for 23 years found that the more older siblings a child has, the less likely she or he will be allergic to ...

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8 Steps To Bonding With Your Stepkids, From Stepparents Who've Been There - Huffington Post

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8 Steps To Bonding With Your Stepkids, From Stepparents Who've Been There
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They didn't sign up for having divorced parents, two houses, two separate set of belongings and they certainly didn't sign up for a stepparent. Whether you are nice-as-pie or an evil stepparent straight from the fairytales, they will tell you how ...
 

How Pokemon Go sparked 'miracle' transformation in boy with autism - Today.com

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How Pokemon Go sparked 'miracle' transformation in boy with autism
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Ralphie Koppelman has autism spectrum disorder and hyperlexia. He struggles socially, doesn't usually make eye contact with strangers, has difficulty holding conversations and panics when his routine changes. But playing the game for the first time ...
Parents of autistic children react to life-changing Pokémon GoThe Memo

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Learning Disability Facts: 5 Tips To Deal With Kids - Counsel & Heal

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Learning Disability Facts: 5 Tips To Deal With Kids
Counsel & Heal
There are many pieces of evidence that it can be difficult at times to raise a child with learning disability. The reports suggest that about one-third of parents of kids with learning disabilities are not at all ready to take up the challenge of ...
 

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