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Parents Daily News Roundup

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

Goody Blog Daily News Roundup

Infancy Health Risk Linked to Early Birth by Research
Babies born just a few weeks early have a slightly higher risk of health problems in infancy, research suggests.

Experts: Syphilis Tests Could Save a Million Babies
The lives of almost a million newborn babies could be saved every year if simple, cheap and rapid tests for syphilis were offered to pregnant women in poorer countries, global health experts said on Thursday.

California Teen Moves in With Teacher
Amid a storm of controversy and police investigation, a California teacher who left his family and job to be with a teenage former student said he followed his heart and that the couple waited until he resigned before they “took it to the next level.”

A Florida School Seeks Better Test Scores Through Placebos
Want a “special brain snack” to boost your test scores? Typically, performance enhancers would be frowned on by school authorities, but in one Florida elementary school, administrators are handing out “FCAT power bars” to improve students scores on the state’s dreaded standardized tests.

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Daily News Roundup

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

New Recruit in Homework Revolt: The Principal
The school board will vote this summer on a proposal to limit weeknight homework to 10 minutes for each year of school — 20 minutes for second graders, and so forth — and ban assignments on weekends, holidays and school vacations. (New York Times)
Sex after kids: The art of the quickie
According to a recent survey by the online magazine Baby Talk, just 24% of parents say they’re satisfied with their post-baby sex lives, compared to 66% who were happy before they had children. (CNN)

America’s tale of 2 different dads
A tale of two different fathers has emerged in America: Those who regularly participate in their children’s everyday lives and those who live apart from their kids, according to a study released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center. (CNN)

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