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Florida shooting: Survivors reject the arming of teachers

Image copyright Varkey Foundation Image caption Lewis Mizen, Suzanna Barna and Kevin Trejos wanted to take guns out of school rather than add more Students who survived the Florida school shooting have strongly rejected the idea of arming teachers. Suzanna Barna, a pupil from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School where ...

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Can kids hold pens in the digital age?

Image copyright Getty Images Children’s habits are changing. Where once a toddler might have played with bricks, now they are more likely to play on an iPad. Such devices can provide a welcome distraction for busy parents and an attractive source of sensory stimulation for young children but does it ...

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Personality conflict puts Walker priorities in peril

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Think of it as a high-stakes game of chicken. Personality clashes and policy differences among the Republicans who control the Legislature are putting Gov. Scott Walker priorities in peril with the session set to end next week. Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald and Assembly Speaker Robin ...

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After K-12, construction deals, Wyoming lawmakers adjourn

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers agreed to more than $20 million cuts to public education but went ahead with spending on new construction projects before finally adjourning for the year. The four-week legislative session went nearly a week later than originally planned while lawmakers grappled with even modest measures ...

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