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To Quarantine or Not: The Hard Choices Schools Are Leaving to Parents and Staf

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The FINANCIAL — On the second day of high school in Texas, Natosha Daniels’ 14-year-old daughter went all day without eating because she did not want to remove her mask. The teen’s school has a couple of thousand students, and the cafeteria was crowded. Plus Round Rock Independent School District outside Austin didn’t require masks, so some students weren’t wearing them. Even her honors biology teacher was maskless.…

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The Parent Trap

It’s no secret women are grossly underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and…

To Quarantine or Not: The Hard Choices Schools Are Leaving to Parents and Staf

11 mins read

The FINANCIAL — On the second day of high school in Texas, Natosha Daniels’ 14-year-old daughter went all day without eating because she did not want to remove her mask. The teen’s school has a couple of thousand students, and the cafeteria was crowded. Plus Round Rock Independent School District outside Austin didn’t require masks, so…

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Three Things Parents Need for Kindergarten Prep

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The FINANCIAL — For parents with children getting ready to start kindergarten, focus on three things: reading, playing, and encouraging.…

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The Parent Trap

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It’s no secret women are grossly underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in higher education. The numbers tell the story: Women made up just 24% of senior, full-time faculty (associate and full professors) in the natural sciences, and only 15% of tenured professorships in engineering as of 2017. The usual explanation holds that these jobs…

No hard evidence of link between tech and teenage mental health

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The FINANCIAL -- Parents will worry, that is what parents do. But, according to Oxford Internet Institute researcher, Dr Matti Vuorre, the evidence base suggesting a negative impact of the use of technology on teenagers’ mental health is thin - at best, according to University of Oxford.…

Helping Parents Talk to Their Adolescent Children about Sexual Health is a Key to Stemming STIs

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The FINANCIAL -- Report is from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Committee on Prevention and Control on which NYU Professor Vincent Guilamo-Ramos served. According to New York University, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) impose billions of dollars in medical costs in the U.S., but STI prevention and control is chronically underfunded, stigmatized, and siloed…

New Parents See Changes in Sexual Well-Being

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New parents tend to have more sexual issues during the year they “transition to parenthood” than couples who are not new parents, suggests new research in the Journal of Sexual Medicine. …