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Inner-city girls inspired by women’s World Cup
The Anderson Monarchs girls’ soccer team is part of an urban league in south Philadelphia. After leaving his legal practice, Walter Stewart started coaching the girls in 1998.

Balancing books and babies
Rooney is one of about 3.9 million student parents working on their undergraduate degrees in the United States. Nearly half those students are single parents and work full-time jobs, according to a 2011 report by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research.

2 Atlanta educators step down; 176 others also face ultimatum
They were among 178 Atlanta Public Schools employees, including 38 principals, whose jobs are on the line after allegedly being involved in a widespread standardized-test cheating scandal that has caught the attention of federal officials.

Parents Decide To Slow Down On Activities
Parents know the feeling all too well, too many activities and not enough hours in the day. Some families are constantly on the go. But at what cost? CBS 2′s Mary Kay Kleist reports on families making a choice to do less.

Wrong Mothers Breastfeed Babies Switched at Hospital
Two newborn babies were mistakenly given to the wrong mothers who then breastfed them at an Australian hospital, the Herald Sun reported Monday.

C-section rates hit all-time high, study finds
Rates of Cesarean section deliveries in the United States climbed to 34 percent in 2009, hitting an all time high, a new study says. Florida, New Jersey and Texas had the highest rates, while Utah, Wisconsin and Colorado had the lowest of the 19 states included in the study.

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