Parents Daily News Roundup
Man Accused of Leaving Toddler Alone in Occupy Tent
A man accused of leaving a 13-month-old girl alone in a tent at Washington’s Occupy DC encampment has been arrested, U.S. Park Police said Wednesday.
Mom Defends Daughter Singing Racy Song
Jane Velez-Mitchell asks mother of “Toddler & Tiaras” star about her young daughter singing a racy song at a nightclub.
New York City Charter School Finds That a Grade of ‘C’ Means Closing
For the first time, New York City is closing a charter school for the offense of simply being mediocre.
Parents Rebel Against School
Fed-up parents of students attending a low-performing school in Southern California aim to use the power given to them by the state to take an unusual step: fire the school.
Mary Ellen Avery, Premature Babies’ Savior, Dies at 84
Dr. Mary Ellen Avery, a medical researcher who helped save hundreds of thousands of premature infants with a single, crucial discovery about their ability to breathe, died on Dec. 4 in West Orange, N.J. She was 84.