Daily News Roundup

Stop ID thieves from stealing your kid’s credit
As an investigation by NBC’s Jeff Rossen and TODAY revealed Thursday, criminals routinely use a child’s pristine credit record to their advantage and get away with it for years or decades — even if law enforcement knows exactly where the imposters live. TODAY showed this in dramatic fashion, hunting down two alleged child imposters and capturing their comments on camera. (MSNBC)

Most teachers favor inclusion for autistic students
The majority of general education teachers support the notion of including autistic children in a regular classroom environment, a small new survey suggests. (Yahoo)

Fever during pregnancy, diabetes and obesity may raise autism risk
although having a fever during pregnancy might be. (Yahoo)

Coal curriculum called unfit for 4th graders
Three advocacy groups have started a letter-writing campaign asking Scholastic Inc. to stop distributing the fourth-grade curriculum materials that the American Coal Foundation paid the company to develop. (New York Times)

Johns Hopkins students win Save a Life Maternal Health Challenge
Three graduate students from Johns Hopkins School of Engineering in Baltimore have made their mark with a revolutionary design: a pen-sized device that can help screen pregnant women and newborns in developing countries for potentially life-threatening conditions such as gestational diabetes and anemia. And it costs less than half a cent per test. (ABC)

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