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On education technology, college lobbyists are keeping disabled students behind - The Boston Globe

On education technology, college lobbyists are keeping disabled students behind - The Boston Globe | The Middle School Standard | Scoop.it
Kyle Shachmut asks why university lobbyists are objecting to accessible technologies for disabled students
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Double Trouble | Weekly Reader: Curriculum-Rich Resources for Teachers

Double Trouble | Weekly Reader: Curriculum-Rich Resources for Teachers | The Middle School Standard | Scoop.it
Monte Carlo's Selena Gomez chats with Weekly Reader student reporter Alli S. about her latest role and her career.
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Time for Kids | News | A Smelly Solution

Time for Kids | News | A Smelly Solution | The Middle School Standard | Scoop.it
New research shows that smelly socks may just hold the key to fighting malaria...
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A New Nation Is Born | Scholastic News Online | Scholastic.com

A New Nation Is Born | Scholastic News Online | Scholastic.com | The Middle School Standard | Scoop.it
On Saturday, South Sudan declared independence after years of war and violent struggles. Celebratory crowds of South Sudanese paraded through Juba, the new nation’s capital city.
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USA Stuns Brazil with Late Comeback | SI Kids

USA Stuns Brazil with Late Comeback | SI Kids | The Middle School Standard | Scoop.it
DRESDEN, Germany (AP) -- An hour after the game, Abby Wambach was still at a loss for words.

Amazing. Riveting. Dramatic.

Take your pick, any one of them will do.
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NewsHour Extra: Severe Food Allergies Becoming More Common| 07.12.11 | PBS

NewsHour Extra: Severe Food Allergies Becoming More Common| 07.12.11 | PBS | The Middle School Standard | Scoop.it
A survey of 40,000 U.S. families found that nearly 8 percent of children under the age of 18 have a food allergy, according to the journal "Pediatrics.”

hat’s roughly six million children. Two in five of the sufferers have a severe allergy that can lead to trouble breathing, a sharp drop in blood pressure and even death.
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Fielder's HR Leads National League Win | SI Kids

Fielder's HR Leads National League Win | SI Kids | The Middle School Standard | Scoop.it
PHOENIX (AP) -- Prince Fielder 's three-run homer sailed over the left-field wall at Chase Field, and the conveyor belt from the National League bullpen began.
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Wild about Harry - The Washington Post

Wild about Harry - The Washington Post | The Middle School Standard | Scoop.it
More than 100 KidsPost readers entered our Harry Potter costume contest. Three grand-prize winners won tickets to a special screening of the new movie; 10 runners up won movie posters.
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Is Summer Vacation Bad for You? | Scholastic Scope | Scholastic.com

Is Summer Vacation Bad for You? | Scholastic Scope | Scholastic.com | The Middle School Standard | Scoop.it
Experts say American public schools are lagging behind schools in other countries. Could staying in school during the summer help fix the problem?
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Secondhand smoke tied to kids' behavior problems

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NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children exposed to secondhand smoke at home may be more likely than their peers to have learning and behavioral problems, according to a new study.Researchers found that...
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NewsHour Extra: Supreme Court Ends Ban on Sale of Violent Video Games | 6.28.11 | PBS

NewsHour Extra: Supreme Court Ends Ban on Sale of Violent Video Games | 6.28.11 | PBS | The Middle School Standard | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court recently struck down a California law that blocked the sale of violent video games to children. The justices ruled that the ban violated the First Amendment protection of free speech.
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Document on Display

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Gabrielle Healy
July 6, 2011

Thousands flock to Michigan's Henry Ford Museum for a rare glimpse of the Emancipation Proclamation...
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