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Remote Learning Poses Hurdles for Students With Disabilities

Remote Learning Poses Hurdles for Students With Disabilities

Across the U.S., schools and families face new challenges in maintaining instruction for students with disabilities ...
Virus Outbreak Seniors Coping

For Seniors, Isolation Changes Life in Varied, Nuanced Ways

For older Americans, some of the people most likely to be affected badly by the coronavirus ...
Virus Outbreak Migrants

Trump Administration Urged to Free Migrants as Virus Surges

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pressure was mounting on the Trump administration Wednesday to release people from immigration ...
Virus Pandemic an Unprecedented Test for a Young Generation

Virus Pandemic an Unprecedented Test for a Young Generation

As social distancing has emerged as a key tool to staunch the spread of the coronavirus, ...
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Virus Pandemic an Unprecedented Test for a Young Generation

As this crisis unfolds, young generations will likely be tested like never before, especially those whose ...
US Virus Outbreak Abortion

Texas Moves to Ban Most Abortions Due to Virus Outbreak

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The governor and attorney general of Texas are moving to ban most ...
AP Poll Virus Outbreak

AP-NORC Poll: Fear of Virus Infection Spikes Among Americans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Many nursing homes risk running out of protective masks and gowns by next ...
Virus Outbreak New York

Millions Holed Up at Home as Virus Profoundly Shifts US Life

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Millions of Americans began the work week holed up at home against the ...
Nonprofit Spotlight: Center for Developmental Services in Greenville, South Carolina Uniting Health Professionals to Place Families First

Nonprofit Spotlight: Center for Developmental Services in Greenville, South Carolina Uniting Health Professionals to Pla...

Read our Nonprofit Spotlight with Center for Developmental Services Executive Director Dana McConnell on how the ...
Supreme Court Immigration Remain in Mexico

‘Remain in Mexico’ is Just One US Response to Asylum-seekers

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Supreme Court has allowed the Trump administration to continue making asylum-seekers ...
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Talking to Kids About virus? Experts Say be Calm and Honest

Many parents are now deciding how to talk to their children about the virus. Some said ...
Legislators in Alabama Consider Lifting Ban on Yoga In Public Schools

Legislators in Alabama Consider Lifting Ban on Yoga In Public Schools

Alabama legislators are considering lifting a nearly 30-year old ban on yoga in public schools. The ...
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US Appeals Judges Hear Down Syndrome Abortion Arguments

CINCINNATI (AP) — Federal judges on Wednesday sharply questioned attorneys on both sides of an Ohio ...
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Sesame’s Count Wants to Get Young Children Counted in Census

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — No other age group was under-counted more during the last once-a-decade census ...
APTOPIX Mexico International Women's Day

Women Fill Streets of World’s Cities With Call for Justice

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Women filled the streets of the world's largest cities Sunday to protest ...
Squeegee Kids Baltimore

Baltimore Squeegee Kids Find Work, Risks, Cash at Stoplights

For these "squeegee kids," every idling windshield is an opportunity - to make a little cash, ...
Supreme Court Abortion

A Clinic Prepares for Supreme Court Abortion Fight

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — The Hope Medical Group for Women in northern Louisiana fields phone calls ...
Case of Discrimination Against LGBT Foster Parents to Be Heard by Supreme Court this Year

Case of Discrimination Against LGBT Foster Parents to Be Heard by Supreme Court this Year

The Supreme Court is prepared to hear a First Amendment dispute over same-sex foster parents later ...
Youths Chatting

America’s Youth Impacted and Influenced by Presidency, but Unable to Vote

“I care about who wins the next election because I know how damaging presidential power can ...
AP Poll 2020 Census

AP-NORC Poll: Most Americans Plan to Participate in Census

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Most Americans say they are likely to participate in the 2020 census, ...
Immigrants Government Benefits

Crackdown On Immigrants Who Use Public Benefits Takes Effect

With new rules taking effect Monday that disqualify more people from green cards if they use ...
Old-Worker

More Americans Dying on the Job as they Work into Old Age

Workplace fatalities have been up for the last several years in the last decade, according to ...
Miami Middle School Students Work to End Gun Violence

Miami Middle School Students Work to End Gun Violence

Students in Miami middle schools are working to end gun violence by creating a magazine with ...
Boy Scouts Bankruptcy

Boy Scouts Seek Bankruptcy, Urge Victims to Step Forward

The Scouts resorted to Chapter 11 in hopes of surviving a barrage of lawsuits, many of ...
Children and Families Seeking Asylum in the US Exposed to More Violence

Children and Families Seeking Asylum in the US Exposed to More Violence

Children and families who have been seeking asylum in the U.S. have ended up being exposed ...
Flu Season

Amid Coronavirus Fears, a Second Wave of Flu Hits US Kids

The number of child deaths and the hospitalization rate for youngsters are the highest seen at ...
Transgender Athletes High School

Girls Sue to Block Participation of Transgender Athletes

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The families of three female high school runners filed a federal lawsuit ...
Family

America’s Families are Financially Fragile, Due to the Cost of Housing and Health Care

Despite America’s economy being at its strongest, one in three households in America is considered “financially ...
California Bans Purchase of Chemical Linked to Child Brain Damage

California Bans Purchase of Chemical Linked to Child Brain Damage

The Gates philanthropists announced a $100 million donation to help fund research for treatments for the ...
Along With Other Countries, Finland Takes Steps to Extend Family Leave for Parents

Along With Other Countries, Finland Takes Steps to Extend Family Leave for Parents

Along with other countries around the world that are making efforts to expand family leave, Finland ...
California Suspending PE Tests

California May Pause Student Fitness Tests Due to Bullying

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California wants to pause physical education tests for students for three years ...
For Some High-schoolers, Summer Camp is for College Prep

For Some High-schoolers, Summer Camp is for College Prep

Most students in the program are rising juniors, getting ready to take SAT and ACT exams ...
Life Expectancy Goes Up in the U.S. for the First Time in Four Years

Life Expectancy Goes Up in the U.S. for the First Time in Four Years

A new report from the National Center for Health Statistics reports that life expectancy has gone ...
Study: Suicide Rates Among Youth are Higher in Impoverished Communities

Study: Suicide Rates Among Youth are Higher in Impoverished Communities

A new study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics found that youth suicide rates and poverty ...
Extreme Violence in Africa Interrupts Lives and Education for Young Children and Families

Extreme Violence in Africa Interrupts Lives and Education for Young Children and Families

According to a new UNICEF report, more than 8 million children in West Africa have been ...
Foreign Pregnant Women Will Have a Hard Time Giving Birth in the U.S. Due to New Restrictions Created by the Trump Administration

Foreign Pregnant Women Will Have a Hard Time Giving Birth in the U.S. Due to New Restrictions Created by the Trump Admin...

Pregnant foreigners will have a tougher time traveling to the US and giving birth in the ...
Indian Child Welfare Act Jeopardizes Native American Rights to Govern Self and Families

Indian Child Welfare Act Jeopardizes Native American Rights to Govern Self and Families

A new case is seeking to undermine the restrictions that the Indian Child Welfare Act established ...
Women’s Choice on Abortion Could Change This Year

Women’s Choice on Abortion Could Change This Year

With the upcoming presidential election in the United States and two starkly different opinions on abortion ...
Foster Care Woes

Unusual Study Details Woes Among Veterans of Foster Care

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans who have spent time in foster care are far more likely ...
Study: During Formative Years, A Child’s Brain Benefits from Reading, Suffers from Screen-Time

Study: During Formative Years, A Child’s Brain Benefits from Reading, Suffers from Screen-Time

A new study by researchers at the Reading & Literacy Discovery Center of Cincinnati's Children's Hospital ...