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It's Now Against the Law to be a Kid

More and more US schools have their own police forces. Pupils are being arrested for throwing paper planes and failing to pick up crumbs from the cafeteria floor. The state has taken over discipline from the classroom teacher and is now criminalizing normal childhood...
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Birds Can be Bullies Too

Just like humans, birds that are abused when they're young are more likely to become abusers themselves later on.

Adult Nazca boobies, seabirds that live on the Galapagos Islands,...
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Back to School, Back to Bullies?

Bullying: Although it’s often mistakenly considered a normal part of growing up, bullying is a serious problem that affects millions of children and adolescents. Almost 30% of US teens--more than 5.7 million--are estimated to be involved in bullying as either a bully, a target of bullying, or both.
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Missing Dad? Not a Problem

Do kids who grow up without dads have three strikes against them? It has long been assumed that an absent father and a single-parent household (with the parent usually being the mother) deprives children of the skills they need to be socially and...
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The School Problem That Won't Go Away

...Bullies! - One of the toughest parts about going back to school is facing bullies. Brain scans show that unusually aggressive youth may actually ENJOY inflicting pain on others.

Scans of the brains of bullies show that an area that is associated with rewards was highlighted when they watched a video clip of someone...

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Is Your Child Safe From School Killers?

Violent crimes in U.S. schools which leave many students and teachers dead are on the rise, according to a new study by Dr. Mark Anderson of the Division of Violence Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia. He reveals that in more than half of the cases studied, the perpetrators gave some kind of warning...

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