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2015’s Top 5 Most Intriguing Decisions In EEOC-Initiated Litigation (And A Preview Of Our Annual EEOC Litigation Report)

We are pleased to offer our loyal blog readers our analysis of the five most intriguing decisions in 2015 relative to EEOC lawsuits, along with a …

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15 ways the world will be terrifying in 2050

But despite our technological advances, humanity has failed to solve many of its problems. The world hasn't weaned itself off fossil fuels or antibiotics, protected the rain forest, or reduced the stigma surrounding mental illness. We haven't flood-proofed our cities or protected our energy grids …

13 science-backed signs you're smarter than average

Without administering an impromptu IQ test, there are certain clues you can use to gauge a person's relative intelligence.<p>We combed through decades of scientific research and highlighted 13 surprising signs of braininess.<p>Keep in mind, however, that "intelligence" is often measured through tests …

People Share Their Painful Experiences of Losing a Parent Young

"I just wish I could show them that I've done OK and I just wish I could know that they're proud of me."<p>I was in the audience for an experimental puppet show when I got the text. My dad had been in an accident. He had taken our dog for a walk and he didn't return. Someone found him lying face down …

THIS SCHOOL: Is Forcing Lazy Parents to Control Their Out of Control Kids - And We Love It

What do you do with teens when cutting class, causing mischief, and curfew-breaking becomes problematic? You see to it that they get reined in.<p>How do …

Real Sex Ed Means Teaching Teens, “This Is How You Could Get Labeled a ‘Sex Offender'”

.One of the scariest things about our over-the-top sex offender laws is how easy it is for a teenager with a girlfriend, boyfriend or sophomoric …

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Rude Vs. Mean Vs. Bullying: Defining The Differences

A few weeks ago, I had the terrific fortune of getting to present some of the bullying prevention work that I do to a group of children at a local bookstore. As if interacting with smiling, exuberant young people was not gift enough, a reporter also attended the event a wrote a lovely article about …

Parents, is it OK to spy on your child's online search history?

Microsoft’s Windows 10 and other parental control software face criticism for harming teens’ exploration of sensitive topics such as sexuality<p>Can giving parents detailed activity reports of their child’s online search terms be harmful to young people looking for information on sensitive topics such …

3 easy solutions to prevent your teen from texting and driving - TODAY.com

Texting and driving are two words that aren't supposed to appear in the same sentence, unless that sentence is: "Don't text and drive!"<p>But for worried parents, there are alternatives to wasted breath.<p>Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>Three tech solutions for safer teen driving<p>Play …

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Condoms in charters, campus drought and teens driving teens: HS Insider this week

Every week, we bring you a roundup of students' stories from High School Insider. Students from more than 100 Southern California schools contribute to High School Insider and post their stories on latimes.com. If you – or your students – have stories to tell and would like to participate, check …

Texting, Sexting and Cyberbullying - What Do Parents Think Their Kids Are Doing Online? [Infographic]

For parents, social media adds a whole new world of complexity. What age should you let your child have a smartphone? What do you do about …

Md. Principal Pleads With Parents: 'Stop Hosting Alcohol Parties For Kids'

BALTIMORE (WJZ)–A warning for parents, “stop letting your kids underage drink!”<p>It’s a message from a Maryland high school principal who wants them to …

As Kids Go Online, New Tools For Parents To Spy

Before age 1 (ONE!), nearly <i>half</i> of kids play games or watch videos on a mobile device. That's according to one recent study of families with young children published in the journal <i>Pediatrics</i>. By the time they're teens, nearly three-quarters have their own smartphone or access to one.<p>As just about …

Report shows trends in attitudes towards substance use | SAMHSA - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

A new annual report by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides trend data on people’s perceptions of the risk …

UPDATE: Teen Sexters are Not Child Pornographers

.<b>UPDATE: Here is an email address to write to the US Sentencing Commission: public_comment@ussc.gov.</b>.You’ve probably heard of this incident by now: …

How to Find 'Vault' Photo Apps

The Colorado sexting story that has been in the news lately is a valuable teaching moment for all of us, including parents. Mom and dad, this is your opportunity to have that uncomfortable conversation with your kids and teens about sexting and other harmful online behaviors. You do not need to be …

Teens Are Happier Than in the Past — Why Are Adults So Miserable?

It's a good time to be an American teenager — but not so much an American adult.<p>Happiness levels are on the rise in adolescents, new research finds, …

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