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JTA
NHL lawyer excels for league and family – can she make history?Jessica Berman, a vice president and deputy general counsel for the National Ho
NHL lawyer excels for league and family – can she make history?
JTA / Posted 7 hours ago
Jessica Berman, a vice president and deputy general counsel for the National Hockey League, says she has a “dream job.” (Thomas Nycz/NHLI) (JTA) – Several years ago, Jessica Berman and her husband, Brad, bumped into her high school boyfriend. “If... Read more
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Boston Globe
Back-school guide: Brandeis UniversityWe asked current students and recent graduates to give us the inside scoop on t
Back-school guide: Brandeis University
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
We asked current students and recent graduates to give us the inside scoop on their colleges before the school year begins. Here, recent graduate Ali Theodore tells us the best and worst things about Brandeis and also gives advice to incoming... Read more
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International Business Times
US academics warn Silicon Valley of Narendra Modi's Digital India programme A month ahead of Narendra Modi's visit to Silicon Valley – the first by an Indi
US academics warn Silicon Valley of Narendra Modi's Digital India programme
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
A month ahead of Narendra Modi's visit to Silicon Valley – the first by an Indian prime minister in 47 years – over 100 academics at US universities have shot off a letter warning tech giants of the risks of doing business with a government that has... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Matisyahu, the Iran deal, and the college campusA member of the National Socialist Movement stands behind police tape line duri
Matisyahu, the Iran deal, and the college campus
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 5 days ago
A member of the National Socialist Movement stands behind police tape line during a rally near Los Angeles City Hall on April 17, 2010. Photo by David McNew/Getty Images Do we need to have a definition of anti-Semitism? Most people think they... Read more
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Alaska Public
NPR StoryWhy Thick Flour Tortillas Never Made It Big And Thin Tortillas Did About 16 ye
NPR Story
Alaska Public / Posted 5 days ago
Why Thick Flour Tortillas Never Made It Big And Thin Tortillas Did About 16 years ago, I lost my hungry heart to a flour tortilla. I was in the small town of Las Vegas N.M., at Charlie's Spic & Span Café, when a server placed a basket on the table.... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Why Thick Flour Tortillas Never Made It Big And Thin Tortillas DidAbout 16 years ago, I lost my hungry heart to a flour tortilla. I was in the sm
Why Thick Flour Tortillas Never Made It Big And Thin Tortillas Did
KPBS San Diego / Posted 5 days ago
About 16 years ago, I lost my hungry heart to a flour tortilla. I was in the small town of Las Vegas N.M., at Charlie's Spic & Span Café, when a server placed a basket on the table. Inside was a stack of thick, charmingly floppy tortillas, dotted... Read more
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PhysOrg
The catch of the day: Fishing for research data at the Museum of SciencePeople of all ages recently lined up to do some fishing at the Museum of Scienc
The catch of the day: Fishing for research data at the Museum of Science
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
People of all ages recently lined up to do some fishing at the Museum of Science in Boston. And oddly, the fish they hoped to hook were not good ones. Museum goers were invited to play "Fish Police!!" is a video game that challenged players to rid a... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Leaves changing colors early stems from several factors By Peter Jasinski, pjasinski@sentinelandenterprise.com For many, it's the wo
Leaves changing colors early stems from several factors
Lowell Sun / Posted 6 days ago
By Peter Jasinski, pjasinski@sentinelandenterprise.com For many, it's the worst time of the year. Beaches begin to empty, schools begin to fill up again. In New England, summer spills into... Read more
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Minot Daily News
Academic Fascism IIChristina Hoff Sommers is an avowed feminist and a scholar at the American Ente
Academic Fascism II
Minot Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
Christina Hoff Sommers is an avowed feminist and a scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. She's spent a lifetime visiting college campuses. Recently, upon her arrival at Oberlin College, Georgetown University and other campuses, trigger... Read more
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J Weekly
deathsHarvey L. Backman Harvey L. Backman was born in 1934 in Boissevain, Manitoba,
deaths
J Weekly / Posted 11 days ago
Harvey L. Backman Harvey L. Backman was born in 1934 in Boissevain, Manitoba, Canada, and made his home in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 60 years before moving to New York City in 2007. Harvey attended Washington High School (S.F.) and U.C.... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Centenary Stage Company offers dance classesHACKETTSTOWN -- The professional Centenary Stage Company is accepting enrollmen
Centenary Stage Company offers dance classes
New Jersey Herald / Posted 11 days ago
HACKETTSTOWN -- The professional Centenary Stage Company is accepting enrollment into its dance conservatory courses for the fall semester. With professional instructors and schedules fit for working adults and teens, these programs are suitable for... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Terrorism expert appointed to head Buffalo FBI officeAn FBI agent with expertise in how terrorists use the Internet is the new head
Terrorism expert appointed to head Buffalo FBI office
The Buffalo News / Posted 11 days ago
An FBI agent with expertise in how terrorists use the Internet is the new head of the agency’s office in Buffalo. Adam S. Cohen, an 18-year veteran of the FBI, is taking over for Special Agent in Charge Brian T. Boetig, who is taking an assignment... Read more
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Business Insurance
Regulation seen as crucial to curbing opioid excesses in workers compPrescription drug monitoring programs and “pill mill” laws can curb opioid pres
Regulation seen as crucial to curbing opioid excesses in workers comp
Business Insurance / Posted 11 days ago
Prescription drug monitoring programs and “pill mill” laws can curb opioid prescribing and use, but observers say other regulatory tools such as closed formularies might control the opioid epidemic better as it relates to workers... Read more
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The Jewish Week
YU Rabbi Questions Women’s Talmud StudyIn what was thought to be a battle already won, Rabbi Mordechai Willig, an infl
YU Rabbi Questions Women’s Talmud Study
The Jewish Week / Posted 12 days ago
In what was thought to be a battle already won, Rabbi Mordechai Willig, an influential scholar at Yeshiva University, is questioning the widespread practice of women learning Talmud, a program that YU has expanded with pride in recent years. In an... Read more
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The Jewish Week
A Leap Of Faith Or A Step Too Far?Philadelphia — When Sandra Lawson stood under the chuppah last Saturday, she wa
A Leap Of Faith Or A Step Too Far?
The Jewish Week / Posted 12 days ago
Philadelphia — When Sandra Lawson stood under the chuppah last Saturday, she was doing more than making a lifetime commitment to her partner. She also was setting herself up to test the boundaries of what it means to be a rabbi in America... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Williams: Better watch what you say on campusChristina Hoff Sommers is an avowed feminist and a scholar at the American Ente
Williams: Better watch what you say on campus
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 12 days ago
Christina Hoff Sommers is an avowed feminist and a scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. She has spent a lifetime visiting college campuses. Recently, upon her arrival at Oberlin College, Georgetown University and other campuses, trigger... Read more
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Daily Mail
How strangers can tell if you're powerful, intelligent by quick glanceAs plain as the nose on your face: How strangers can tell if you are powerful,
How strangers can tell if you're powerful, intelligent by quick glance
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
As plain as the nose on your face: How strangers can tell if you are powerful, intelligent or even criminal just by a quick glance at your facial features Those with higher IQs are usually good-looking, according to researchers People with wide... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
UMass Med student creates training module detecting opioid overdose Posted Aug. 16, 2015 at 6:29 AM Posted Aug. 16, 2015 at 6:29 AM WORCESTER -
UMass Med student creates training module detecting opioid overdose
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
Posted Aug. 16, 2015 at 6:29 AM Posted Aug. 16, 2015 at 6:29 AM WORCESTER - Jonathan J. Gammel spent his summer doing something that will save lives.The 23-year-old medical... Read more
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Minot Daily News
Academic fascismFaculty leaders of the University of California consider certain statements rac
Academic fascism
Minot Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
Faculty leaders of the University of California consider certain statements racism and feel they should not be used in class. They call it micro-aggression. To them, micro-aggressive racist statements are: "America is the land of opportunity." That... Read more
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J Weekly
Why would a Boston-area synagogue spend $15 million to downsize?brookline, massachusetts | Times are good for Kehillath Israel, the storied Con
Why would a Boston-area synagogue spend $15 million to downsize?
J Weekly / Posted 18 days ago
brookline, massachusetts | Times are good for Kehillath Israel, the storied Conservative synagogue in this Boston suburb. While many other area Conservative congregations are shrinking, membership at KI is growing. The 430-member synagogue has a... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Study shows elementary kids get 3 times more homework than they shouldNothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the scho
Study shows elementary kids get 3 times more homework than they should
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 18 days ago
Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the school year as the return to homework, which for many households means nightly battles centered around completing after-school assignments. Now a new study may help explain... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Kids have three times too much homework; study shows 'enormous' costFILE -- A file photograph showing chemistry, physics and science textbooks sitt
Kids have three times too much homework; study shows 'enormous' cost
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 18 days ago
FILE -- A file photograph showing chemistry, physics and science textbooks sitting on an empty student desk inside an Atlanta, Georgia school. Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the school year as the return to... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Study shows elementary kids get 3 times more homework than they shouldFILE -- A file photograph showing textbooks and empty student desks inside an A
Study shows elementary kids get 3 times more homework than they should
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 18 days ago
FILE -- A file photograph showing textbooks and empty student desks inside an Atlanta, Georgia school. Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the school year as the return to homework, which for many households means... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Study shows elementary kids get 3 times more homework than they shouldA file photograph showing textbooks and empty student desks inside an Atlanta,
Study shows elementary kids get 3 times more homework than they should
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 18 days ago
A file photograph showing textbooks and empty student desks inside an Atlanta, Georgia school. Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the school year as the return to homework, which for many households means nightly... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Kids have three times too much homework, study finds; what's the cost?(CNN) — Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of
Kids have three times too much homework, study finds; what's the cost?
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 18 days ago
(CNN) — Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the school year as the return to homework, which for many households means nightly battles centered around completing after-school assignments. Now a new study may help... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Study shows elementary kids get 3 times more homework than they shouldFILE -- A file photograph showing textbooks and empty student desks inside an A
Study shows elementary kids get 3 times more homework than they should
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 18 days ago
FILE -- A file photograph showing textbooks and empty student desks inside an Atlanta, Georgia school. Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the school year as the return to homework, which for many households means... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Study shows elementary kids get 3 times more homework than they shouldFILE -- A file photograph showing textbooks and empty student desks inside an A
Study shows elementary kids get 3 times more homework than they should
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 18 days ago
FILE -- A file photograph showing textbooks and empty student desks inside an Atlanta, Georgia school. Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the school year as the return to homework, which for many households means... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Study shows elementary kids get 3 times more homework than they shouldFILE -- A file photograph showing textbooks and empty student desks inside an A
Study shows elementary kids get 3 times more homework than they should
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 18 days ago
FILE -- A file photograph showing textbooks and empty student desks inside an Atlanta, Georgia school. First-graders get nearly three times the homework education leaders recommend, a study concludes The cost of excessive homework is “enormous,”... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Study shows elementary kids get 3 times more homework than they shouldNEW YORK — Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning
Study shows elementary kids get 3 times more homework than they should
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 18 days ago
NEW YORK — Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the school year as the return to homework, which for many households means nightly battles centered around completing after-school assignments. Now a new study may... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Study shows elementary kids get 3 times more homework than they shouldATLANTA — Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning o
Study shows elementary kids get 3 times more homework than they should
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 18 days ago
ATLANTA — Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the school year as the return to homework, which for many households means nightly battles centered around completing after-school assignments. Now a new study may help... Read more
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TribLIVE
Academic fascismGeorge Orwell said, “There are some ideas so absurd that only an intellectual c
Academic fascism
TribLIVE / Posted 18 days ago
George Orwell said, “There are some ideas so absurd that only an intellectual could believe them.” If one wants to discover the truth of Orwell's statement, he need only step upon most college campuses. Faculty leaders of the University of... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Kids have three times too much homework, study finds; what's the cost?FILE -- A file photograph showing chemistry, physics and science textbooks sitt
Kids have three times too much homework, study finds; what's the cost?
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 19 days ago
FILE -- A file photograph showing chemistry, physics and science textbooks sitting on an empty student desk inside an Atlanta, Georgia school. (CNN) — Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the school year as the... Read more
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Local 12 Cincinnati
Kids have three times too much homework, study findsUpdated: Wed, Aug 12 2015, 09:54 AM UNDATED (CNN) -- Nothing quite stresses ou
Kids have three times too much homework, study finds
Local 12 Cincinnati / Posted 19 days ago
Updated: Wed, Aug 12 2015, 09:54 AM UNDATED (CNN) -- Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the school year as the return to homework, which for many households means nightly battles centered around completing... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Kids have three times too much homework, study finds(CNN) -- Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of
Kids have three times too much homework, study finds
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 19 days ago
(CNN) -- Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the school year as the return to homework, which for many households means nightly battles centered around completing after-school assignments. Now a new study may help... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Kids have three times too much homework, study finds(CNN) -- Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of
Kids have three times too much homework, study finds
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 19 days ago
(CNN) -- Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the school year as the return to homework, which for many households means nightly battles centered around completing after-school assignments. Now a new study may help... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Kids have three times too much homework, study finds; what's the cost?(Credit: Flickr user woodleywonderworks) Editor’s note: Kelly Wallace is CNN’s
Kids have three times too much homework, study finds; what's the cost?
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 19 days ago
(Credit: Flickr user woodleywonderworks) Editor’s note: Kelly Wallace is CNN’s digital correspondent and editor-at-large covering family, career and life. Read her other columns, and follow her reports at CNN Parents and on Twitter. (CNN) — Nothing... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Study Finds Kids Have Three Times Too Much HomeworkStudy Finds Kids Have Too Much Homework Wednesday August 12, 2015 6:23 AMUPDAT
Study Finds Kids Have Three Times Too Much Homework
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 19 days ago
Study Finds Kids Have Too Much Homework Wednesday August 12, 2015 6:23 AMUPDATED: Wednesday August 12, 2015 6:28 AM Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the school year as the return to homework, which for many... Read more
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KATV Little Rock
Kids have three times too much homework, study finds; what's the cost?(CNN)—Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of th
Kids have three times too much homework, study finds; what's the cost?
KATV Little Rock / Posted 19 days ago
(CNN)—Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the school year as the return to homework, which for many households means nightly battles centered around completing after-school assignments. Now a new study may help... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Little kids have too much homework, study findsNothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the scho
Little kids have too much homework, study finds
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 19 days ago
Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the school year as the return to homework, which for many households means nightly battles centered around completing after-school assignments. Now a new study may help explain... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Little kids have too much homework, study findsNothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the scho
Little kids have too much homework, study finds
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 19 days ago
Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the school year as the return to homework, which for many households means nightly battles centered around completing after-school assignments. Now a new study may help explain... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Little kids have too much homework, study findsNothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the scho
Little kids have too much homework, study finds
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 19 days ago
Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the school year as the return to homework, which for many households means nightly battles centered around completing after-school assignments. Now a new study may help explain... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Little kids have too much homework, study findsNothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the scho
Little kids have too much homework, study finds
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 19 days ago
Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the school year as the return to homework, which for many households means nightly battles centered around completing after-school assignments. Now a new study may help explain... Read more
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WPBF Palm Beach
Little kids have too much homework, study findsNothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the scho
Little kids have too much homework, study finds
WPBF Palm Beach / Posted 19 days ago
Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the school year as the return to homework, which for many households means nightly battles centered around completing after-school assignments. Now a new study may help explain... Read more
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WLWT-TV Cincinnati
Little kids have too much homework, study findsNothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the scho
Little kids have too much homework, study finds
WLWT-TV Cincinnati / Posted 19 days ago
Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the school year as the return to homework, which for many households means nightly battles centered around completing after-school assignments. Now a new study may help explain... Read more
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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh
Little kids have too much homework, study findsNothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the scho
Little kids have too much homework, study finds
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh / Posted 19 days ago
Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the school year as the return to homework, which for many households means nightly battles centered around completing after-school assignments. Now a new study may help explain... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Little kids have too much homework, study findsNothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the scho
Little kids have too much homework, study finds
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 19 days ago
Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the school year as the return to homework, which for many households means nightly battles centered around completing after-school assignments. Now a new study may help explain... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Little kids have too much homework, study findsNothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the scho
Little kids have too much homework, study finds
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 19 days ago
Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the school year as the return to homework, which for many households means nightly battles centered around completing after-school assignments. Now a new study may help explain... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Little kids have too much homework, study findsNothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the scho
Little kids have too much homework, study finds
Local 10 Miami / Posted 19 days ago
Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the school year as the return to homework, which for many households means nightly battles centered around completing after-school assignments. Now a new study may help explain... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Little kids have too much homework, study findsNothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the scho
Little kids have too much homework, study finds
KSPR Springfield / Posted 19 days ago
Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the school year as the return to homework, which for many households means nightly battles centered around completing after-school assignments. Now a new study may help explain... Read more
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News 8000
Little kids have too much homework, study findsNothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the scho
Little kids have too much homework, study finds
News 8000 / Posted 19 days ago
Nothing quite stresses out students and parents about the beginning of the school year as the return to homework, which for many households means nightly battles centered around completing after-school assignments. Now a new study may help explain... Read more
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