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2014-05-13 23:14:54

Keith Robinson and Angel Harris' new book “The Broken Compass: Parental Involvement with Children’s Education" reports their research finding that most forms of parental involvement do not improve student achievement. This theme is one of many described in Dr. Jack Westman's book "Parent Power: the Key to America's Prosperity". Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Keith Robinson and Angel Harris' book “The Broken Compass: Parental Involvement with...

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2014-01-13 15:44:18

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While many have claimed that reality shows on MTV have no redeeming values, a new study has found that the popular shows “16 and Pregnant” and “Teen Mom” may have actually contributed to a record drop in teen pregnancies. Teen pregnancy rates have been falling over the past two decades, and many experts point to the Great Recession as playing a big role in this phenomenon. However, the new study’s statistical analysis has...

2013-06-07 23:16:44

With the Governor's signature, Connecticut prohibits minors under the age of 17 from using indoor tanning facilities. Rolling Meadows, IL (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association(ASDSA) commends Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy (D) for signing Public Act 13-79 (SB 872) that will prohibit minors under the age of 17 from using indoor tanning equipment. With Gov. Malloy´s June 5 signature, Connecticut joins 34 other states and the District of...

2012-10-10 13:06:32

New research from North Carolina State University, Brigham Young University and the University of California, Irvine finds that parental involvement is a more significant factor in a child´s academic performance than the qualities of the school itself. “Our study shows that parents need to be aware of how important they are, and invest time in their children — checking homework, attending school events and letting  kids know school is important,” says Dr. Toby...

Teen Pregnancy Rates Down
2012-02-10 05:29:53

A new study, titled “U.S. Teen Pregnancies, Births and Abortions, 2008: National Trends by Age, Race and Ethnicity” published by the Guttmacher Institute, has found teen pregnancy to be down among all racial groups. Teen pregnancies are at their lowest rates in 40 years, according to the latest numbers dating 2008 which is when the latest statistics were given. According to the report, in 2008 teens were pregnant at a rate of 67.8 pregnancies per 1,000 women aged 15-19, or...


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