News tagged with school policies

Heavier newborns show academic edge in school

Birth weight makes a difference to a child's future academic performance, according to new Northwestern University research that found heavier newborns do better in elementary and middle school than infants ...

Dec 02, 2014
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Why don't the highly educated smoke?

(Medical Xpress)—It's well established that adults with college degrees are much less likely to smoke than adults with less education, but the reasons for this inequality are unclear. A new Yale study shows ...

May 21, 2014
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Survey: US teens using synthetic drugs less often

Fewer teens are trying fake marijuana known by such names as K2 and Spice, apparently getting the message that these cheap new drugs are highly dangerous, according to the government's annual survey on drug ...

Dec 18, 2013
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States enact laws to stock epinephrine at schools

Twenty-seven states allow or require schools to stock epinephrine that's used to fight sometimes life-threatening allergic reactions caused by eating certain food products, such as peanuts, or bee stings.

Oct 17, 2013
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