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Good Question: How Do We Pay For College?

According to Sallie Mae, the average American family will spend $24,164 this year on undergraduate college for 18-24 year olds. For four-year private institution, that number jumps to $41,875. For a two-year public college, it’s $13,531. So, how do we pay for college? Good Question.

08/10/2015

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Education Report: Fewer Kids Are Being Bullied

A new report says fewer kids are being bullied in school. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, about 20 percent of students say they’ve been bullied. That’s the lowest amount since 2005.

05/18/2015

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Study: Time In Front Of The TV Correlated To Childhood Obesity

When it comes to kids, how much TV is too much TV? A new study from the National Center for Education Statistics that found five and six-year olds who watch just an hour of TV a day are significantly more likely to be overweight or obese compared to kids who watch less.

04/27/2015

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Good Question: Are Today’s Kids Smarter Than We Were?

Most kindergarten teachers will tell you children are coming into their classes already knowing their ABC’s and writing their names. Some can even read. So are today’s kids smarter than we were?

08/08/2013