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Todd Helmus
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Michigan Judge Rules Kids Don't Have a Fundamental Right to Literacy
From The Hill By Aris Folley July 2, 2018 A Michigan judge ruled last week that children do not have a fundamental right to learn how to read and write. The ruling came in response to a lawsuit filed by Public Counsel, the nation’s largest public interest l...
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National Study of Charter School and Voucher Policies Brings Much Needed Balance to the Conversation
From the Network for Public Education and the Schott Foundation via the Education Law Prof Blog By Derek Black June 27, 2018 The Network for Public Education and the Schott Foundation have released on new report on the privatization of public education titl...
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Parenting In the Age Of Screens: Here's What the Experts Do
From nprEd How learning happens. By Anya Kamenetz July 12, 2018 Parents today struggle to set screen time guidelines. One big reason is a lack of role models. Grandma doesn't have any tried-and-true sayings about iPad time. This stuff is just too new. But m...
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Why We Can't Have Social and Emotional Learning Without Equity
From Education Week's Blog "Learning is Social & Emotional" By Robert Jagers July 6, 2018 As the head of research for the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), I was encouraged to see a recent brief from the Aspen Institute Edu...
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Can a Computer Diagnose Autism?
From Spectrum News By Jeremy Hsu July 1, 2018 Machine-learning holds the potential to help clinicians spot autism sooner, but technical and ethical obstacles remain. Martin Styner’s son Max was 6 by the time clinicians diagnosed him with autism. The previou...
Can a Computer Diagnose Autism?
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Parents Who Had Severe Trauma, Stresses in Childhood More Likely to Have Kids with Behavioral Health Problems
From UCLA Health Sciences via ScienceDaily July 9, 2018 A new study finds that severe childhood trauma and stresses early in parents' lives are linked to higher rates of behavioral health problems in their own children. The types of childhood hardships incl...
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Parents Who Had Severe Trauma, Stresses in Childhood More Likely to Have Kids with Behavioral Health Problems
From UCLA Health Sciences via ScienceDaily July 9, 2018 A new study finds that severe childhood trauma and stresses early in parents' lives are linked to higher rates of behavioral health problems in their own children. The types of childhood hardships incl...
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Protecting Your Kids from Failure Isn’t Helpful. Here’s How to Build Their Resilience
From The Conversation By Mandie Shean July 10, 2018 In recent years, there has been a concerted effort to protect children from failure in order to safeguard their fragile self-esteem. This seems logical – failure is unpleasant. It tends to make you look ba...
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Why Males are More At Risk than Females for Neurodevelopmental Disorders
From the University of Maryland School of Medicine via ScienceDaily July 3, 2018 New research unravels potential genetic mechanism behind this disparity. Mechanism of catalysis[edit]. The molecular mechanism of O-linked N-acetylglucosamine transferase Resea...
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Optimism Greets Investors’ Sudden Interest in Autism Therapy
From Spectrum News By Hannah Furfaro June 9, 2018 The Maryland-based autism therapy company Learn It Systems was a small operation with big ambitions when it caught the eye of a major private equity firm called LLR Partners. At the time, in 2016, hundreds o...
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