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Latest Education Research Reports

A possible correlation between the prevalence of ADHD and increasing academic demands on young children Jonathan Kantrowitz at Education Research Report – 20 hours ago A new study led by Jeffrey P.
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New climate study argues for carbon fee

A new study reports that current rising temperatures already noticeably load the ‘climate dice’, with growing practical impacts. As a bottom line, the lead author, Dr James Hansen, argues that a
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Nearly half of American children living near poverty line

Source: National Center for Children in Poverty Nearly half of children in the United States live dangerously close to the poverty line, according to new research from the National Center for Children
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EPA Moves to Cancel Toxic Pesticide It Allowed without Complete Review, Manufacturer, Bayer, Reneges on Agreement to Take Product Off Market

SOURCE Beyond Pesticides After pesticide manufacturer Bayer CropScience would not voluntarily remove from the market the insecticide flubendiamide, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
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Study identifies racial bias in US court sentencing decisions

Petty criminals who are black are more likely to be jailed than their white counterparts and serve longer sentences for low severity crimes, according to new research. Dr Todd Hartman, from the
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Citizen Group Cites Flaws in Official Election Audits

The Connecticut Citizen Election Audit has released its report on its observation of the November 2015 official post-election audits. The audits, required by state law, are intended to verify the
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Plan for Implementing Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance Draws Praise

Source: Permanent Commission on the Status of Women Legislators from both the Labor and Appropriations Committees of the General Assembly praised the newly released report, Implementing Paid Family
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Paid Family and Medical Leave – A plan for Connecticut

Source: Permanent Commission on the Status of Women Everyone needs to receive care at some point in their lives, and nearly all workers will experience a caregiving challenge at some point during
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Carbon tax needed to cut fossil fuel consumption

Source: MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY In recent years, proponents of clean energy have taken heart in the falling prices of solar and wind power, hoping they will drive an energy revolution.
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Low-carbon policies could prevent up to 175,000 US deaths by 2030

Source: DUKE UNIVERSITY Reducing U.S. climate emissions enough to avoid a 2-degree Celsius increase in global warming could prevent up to 175,000 pollution-related premature deaths nationwide by 2030
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