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Rich children have 'smarter genes', study claims Rich children have 'smarter genes', study claims Children from wealthy families may do better at school than their poorer classmates because of superior genetic "inherited...
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Parents shocked by suicide note assignment Parents shocked by suicide note assignment Parents at a New York City private school are shocked at an assignment asking their kids to write a...
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Why have school playgrounds become fun-free zones? Why have school playgrounds become fun-free zones? Last week a little boy in America was suspended from school for allegedly pointing a pencil at other...
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It's not the first time candy canes have caused trouble in the school yard. Too far? School bans candy canes A Darwin school has ended the age-old tradition of spreading Christmas cheer by handing out candy...
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A US study has found what kids have been arguing all along. More homework doesn't equal better grades. Study: Homework is a waste of time School kids jump for joy, and parents get ready to breathe a sigh of relief. A mammoth US study has...
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Students encouraged to lie their way out of trouble Students encouraged to lie their way out of trouble at school A school in the UK is rewarding children for lying to their teachers.
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School girl Suri steps out in uniform School girl Suri steps out in uniform Stylish Suri Cruise is used to wearing whatever she wants, but no exceptions are made for the young... How to save money this school year How to save money this school year Follow these simple steps to take the financial stress out of this school year. Getty Images School-day blues New people, new places, new friends, new faces — starting school is a huge change for any...
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The next drug you should be worried about The next drug you should be worried about There's a shocking black market in Australian schools, with the ADHD drug Ritalin changing hands for...
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Later classes better for learning School starts too early, study finds A new study conducted by the University of California has shown that students learn better if...
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Princess Mary's son's first day of school Princess Mary's son's first day of school A toddler playing with an iPad iToddlers: the Apple generation The toddlers of today are known as "technology natives" but their basic literacy skills are lagging... Blueprint for a healthy lunch box Blueprint for a healthy lunch box Across Australia, children's waistlines are steadily expanding as intake of fast food and soft... Apricot coconut slice Apricot coconut slice For about the cost of a box of six muesli bars, you can make this delicious slice. It can be cut... Bacon and vegetable slice Bacon and vegetable slice Talk about cheap and easy! My boys love this slice as an alternative to sandwiches in the lunchbox.... Banana bran muffins Banana bran muffins We all want to find the balance between food that is exciting for the kids to eat and also provides... Chinese noodle box salad Chinese noodle box salad This is one way of getting some good raw vegies into the kids. The sweetness of the honey and the... Home-made muesli bars Home-made muesli bars The second best part of making my own snacks is that I know exactly what goes into them - the best... Getty Images The lunchbox dilemma Did you know that around one-third of your child's daily nutritional requirements need to come from...
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