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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.
Kent State Names Louis Stokes President's Ambassador

Kent State Names Louis Stokes President's Ambassador

Former congressman to serve one year, part-time post
Students Learn Financial Empowerment

Students Learn Financial Empowerment

Kent schools participating in financial curriculum
Kent State's Presence Benefits Franklin Township

Kent State's Presence Benefits Franklin Township

Apartments, university facilities add to tax revenue
Kent State Lecturer Earns Nursing Award

Kent State Lecturer Earns Nursing Award

Cathy Snelson honored for advancing professionalism, leadership
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.
Kent State Warns Against Logo Use

Kent State Warns Against Logo Use

Students using logo in social media, other uses advised to stop
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.
Kent State Homecoming is Oct. 5

Kent State Homecoming is Oct. 5

Dedication of Kent State Hotel, Esplanade part of celebration
Should Kent State Ban Smoking, Tobacco on Campus?

Should Kent State Ban Smoking, Tobacco on Campus?

Readers react to proposal from university commmittee to ban tobacco products
Smoking Ban Recommended for Kent State Campuses

Smoking Ban Recommended for Kent State Campuses

20-member committee makes recommendation in report following year-long study
France Hates Youth Beauty Pageants. Should We?

France Hates Youth Beauty Pageants. Should We?

France wants to ban Honey Boo Boo-style pageants and crass child advertising. The former would never happen in the US, but the latter could.
Louis CK Explains How to Fight Cyberbullying

Louis CK Explains How to Fight Cyberbullying

The comedian says part of the problem can be solved by just not giving kids phones.