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Latest Education Research Reports

The use of touch-screen tablets at home and pre-school to foster emergent literacy Jonathan Kantrowitz at Education Research Report – 1 hour ago Young children living in technology-based communities
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Eyewitness identification can be problematic – reforms needed

Source: University of California, Riverside The reliability of eyewitness identification can be problematic, as the recent exoneration of a Los Angeles County man convicted of sexual assault
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Latest Health Research

Research shows that static stretching after warm-up minimizes after-exercise pains: My research on one subject – me – that is. Getting the most from your stretching routine Jonathan Kantrowitz at
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National Report: Connecticut Ranks 38th in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

SOURCE Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Connecticut ranks 38th in the country in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released today by a
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CT Must Reject The Common Core

by Ann Cronin from Real Learning CT< /em> With the end of No Child Left Behind, states will have the flexibility to continue with the controversial Common Core State Standards or not. This is
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“The Government of the United States of America is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian religion”

The Treaty of Tripoli (Treaty of Peace and Friendship between the United States of America and the Bey and Subjects of Tripoli of Barbary) signed at Tripoli on November 4, 1796. It was submitted to
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Medicaid Expansion Works

Source: National Institute for Health Care Management The 30 states and the District of Columbia that have expanded Medicaid under health reform have realized big drops in their uninsurance rates and
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For Jews, in particular, legislation calling for every Syrian refugee to be “certified” by the heads of the CIA, FBI and Homeland Security has an eerily familiar pedigree

SOURCE Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington The Syrian civil war has resulted in the deaths of more than 200,000 civilians, over half the population being displaced and 12.8
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Jewish bagels and smoked meat became a veritable symbol of Montreal in the 20th century

“In the late 30s, you could get a smoked meat sandwich for five cents,” said Olivier Bauer, a professor at the University of Montreal’s Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies. “Today, the sandwich
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Weaker breaths in kids linked to early pesticide exposure

Source: University of California – Berkeley Taking a deep breath might be a bit harder for children exposed early in life to a widely used class of pesticides in agriculture, according to a new paper
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