Parents Daily News Roundup
A Touch During Recess, and Reaction Is Swift
The incident of the 6-year-old boy suspended from elementary school for a case of “sexual assault” is not isolated, experts say.
Student Faces Town’s Wrath in Protest Against a Prayer
A girl’s successful lawsuit to have a prayer removed from her high school has roiled the heavily Roman Catholic city of Cranston, where residents are appealing the decision.
Utah Teens Arrested in Alleged School Bomb Plot
A Utah high school student bragged to police that he was smarter than the Columbine killers and was plotting with an older student to set off a bomb during a school assembly and escape in a stolen plane, court documents say.
Healthier School Lunches Draw Controversy
Has the federal government turned into a helicopter parent, constantly hovering, protecting us from everything that might be bad? That’s what critics are saying, as new federal standards for school lunches go into effect.
Depression Could Be Linked to Your Mother, Says Study
Research funded by Hope has for the first time been able to use brain imaging to link the lack of maternal attachment to depression, a disorder that strikes more than 1 in 20 Americans over the age of 12.
‘Toddlers’ Mom Sues Media for Sexualizing Daughter
Barrett claims that after a video of her little girl singing LMFAO’s “I’m Sexy and I Know It” at a night spot surfaced, several media outlets tried to turn the non-sexual performance into something inappropriate, and she’s suing mad.