Parents Daily News Roundup
Bloomberg is Said to Pick Cornell for Science School
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg plans to announce on Monday that he has chosen Cornell University to create a new science graduate school on Roosevelt Island, capping an intense yearlong competition in his ambitious bid to spur a boom in New York City’s high-tech sector.
Asthma Drugs in Pregnancy Might Pose Risk for Kids
Infants born to mothers who use inhaled glucocorticoids — a class of steroids — to treat asthma during pregnancy may be at risk for endocrine and metabolic disorders, a new study indicates.
Study: 1 in 3 American Youth Are Arrested by Age 23
By age 23, at least a quarter of all youth in the U.S. — and perhaps as many as 41% — are arrested at least once for something more serious than a traffic violation, according to a new study of American teens.
Parents Petition Proposed APS Redistricting
The plan to re-district Atlanta Public Schools is not sitting well with everyone. One group of parents is now taking action against the district.