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Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

A list of tips and ideas to help kids adapt to the new national curriculum requirements in school.
How the Common Core Kills Cursive

How the Common Core Kills Cursive

As cursive becomes endangered in schools, Americans evaluate what it’s really good for.
Understanding Common Core: A Breakdown of the Pros and Cons

Understanding Common Core: A Breakdown of the Pros and Cons

A big change is underway in the world of American education.
5 Tips to Stop Sexual Violence Among Teens

5 Tips to Stop Sexual Violence Among Teens

A new study reveals that sexual violence among young Americans is a serious problem.
Schools Increasingly Sort Through Students’ Social Media

Schools Increasingly Sort Through Students’ Social Media

One private company estimates it will be monitoring students’ tweets in over 3,000 schools by year’s end.
Today's College Grads Won't Be Able to Retire Until They're 73

Today's College Grads Won't Be Able to Retire Until They're 73

Student loan debt likely will force today's college grads to work longer.
Checking Your Teen’s Facebook For Cyberbullying Isn’t Enough

Checking Your Teen’s Facebook For Cyberbullying Isn’t Enough

Regular inspection of your child’s texts, Facebook and Twitter may not show whether they’re involved in cyberbullying.
Kids and Sleep: The Schedule Doesn’t Add Up

Kids and Sleep: The Schedule Doesn’t Add Up

To do everything you’re supposed to do, you’d need a time machine.
Avon's Volley for the Cure Continues Tradition of Giving

Avon's Volley for the Cure Continues Tradition of Giving

Volley for the Cure helps Ohio affiliates of the Susan G. Komen fund.
3 Avon Students Graduate from the University of Akron

3 Avon Students Graduate from the University of Akron

Congrats to these Avon students.
Parents on Homework Load: ‘This Is Not Sustainable’

Parents on Homework Load: ‘This Is Not Sustainable’

The debate over homework rages among American parents and educators, and many question its value altogether.
LCCC to Host 26th Annual Lorain County College Fair

LCCC to Host 26th Annual Lorain County College Fair

Representatives from more than 100 colleges will be present.
Avon Lake Homecoming Parade: Gallery

Avon Lake Homecoming Parade: Gallery

This year's parade went forward under sunny skies.
Avon Lake Eight-Year-Old Wins National Student Art Contest

Avon Lake Eight-Year-Old Wins National Student Art Contest

Emilia Sansotta's artwork is displayed on limited-edition beverage label.
Avon High Student Had Viral Meningitis

Avon High Student Had Viral Meningitis

Child has been treated and deemed healthy.
Why School Peanut Bans Keep Changing

Why School Peanut Bans Keep Changing

Reports of severe allergic reactions have spiked, but that doesn’t mean your kid’s PB&J’s are banned.