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Pediatrics Group: Academic, Mental And Physical Benefits Of In-Person School Outweigh Coronavirus Risks

(CNN) — As states grapple with how to safely start the upcoming school year, the American Academy of Pediatrics is pushing for students to be physically present in classrooms rather than continue in remote learning for the sake of their well-being. The group, which represents and guides pediatricians across the country, updated its back-to-school recommendations to say evidence shows the academic, mental and physical benefits of in-person learning outweigh the risks from the coronavirus. “The AA...
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How To Help Children With ADHD Thrive In A Virtual Schoolhouse

(CNN) — When schools shut down because of the coronavirus, some parents of children with ADHD found themselves in a stressful predicament. Homeschooling is hard for any parent who’s never done so before, but parents of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder face special challenges. It means parents who are likely ill-equipped are dealing with learning and behavioral differences that their children’s school professionals may have been trained to manage. As the school year comes to...
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Somber Warnings Temper Hopes About Fall Return To School — And Normalcy

(CNN) — School is out for an early summer for most US kids — and discouraging signs about the spread of coronavirus are starting to cloud hopes of a return to class in the fall. Despite pressure from President Donald Trump for a swift resumption of lessons, forecasts of higher than expected death tolls and a stubborn plateau of infections are already threatening the 2020-21 academic year in the worst affected regions. Since the return of kids to school will be one of the most tangible signs that...
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Audible Is Now Offering Free Audiobooks For Kids Stuck At Home During Coronavirus Pandemic

(CNN) — Parents, rejoice. As schools and workplaces close due to the coronavirus pandemic, leaving many parents at home with their kids all day, Amazon has offered a small reprieve. Starting Saturday, audiobook service Audible — which is owned by Amazon — is offering free streams on a select number of children’s stories across six languages to keep kids “dreaming, learning, and just being kids,” its website said. The service will be available for as long as schools are closed, it said. The books...
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How ‘Regular School’ Parents Can Homeschool Their Kids During The Coronavirus Pandemic

(CNN) — School closures due to the COVID-19 outbreak mean millions of parents and guardians who have grown accustomed to sending their children to traditional schools are now faced with the task of educating them at home. The coronavirus has turned caregivers around the world into homeschoolers. This transition is daunting. It’s unfamiliar. And it’s also critically important to ameliorate the disruptions the virus has caused in education for the year. CNN spoke with several parents, teachers and...
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Study: Teachers Who Praise See A 30% Increase In Good Behavior From Students

(CNN) — The more your child’s elementary school teacher uses praise instead of punishment, the more your child will stay focused on their schoolwork and lessons in the classroom, according to a new study published in the journal Educational Psychology. “As elementary teachers’ praise over punishment ratio increases, students’ on-task behavior increases as well,” said lead author Paul Caldarella, a professor in the Brigham Young University’s counseling, psychology and special education department...
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Student Loan Debt Is $1.6 Trillion And People Are Struggling To Pay It Down

(CNN) — The student loan burden in the US is about $1.6 trillion and rising, mostly because people have barely made a dent in paying down their loans. That’s according to a report released Thursday from credit rating agency Moody’s Investors Service. While higher college enrollment rates and rising tuition costs used to the main reason for growing student loan balances, the report states that slow loan repayments have recently become the primary driver. “Over the next few years, the combination ...
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USDA Proposes Allowing ‘More Flexibility’ In School Lunches

(CNN) — The US Department of Agriculture on Friday announced two new proposals that would give school nutrition professionals “more flexibility” in what they serve to students. The Washington Post reports the proposals would allow schools to reduce the number of vegetables and fruits required at lunch and breakfast and would let schools sell more burgers, pizza and french fries. The move appears to be the latest attempt by the Trump administration to roll back federal nutrition standards that we...
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