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Simple Solutions to Keep Girls in School in Bangladesh

MAULVIBAZAR, Bangladesh – Imagine a school with just two toilets for 1,400 students, who wait in long queues just to use them.

Once the children enter, they squat over latrines swarming with flies and riddled with mosquito eggs. 1,042 more words

Inspiring Innovators

Children's Biggest Fears

So I just came across a television programme aimed at children that was on when I was a bit old for it but watched it anyway. 714 more words

Mental Health Problems

Little League Pitchers At Risk For Acromial Apophysiolysis

By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - For many years doctors have warned against little league players throwing too many pitches as well as avoiding the use of curve balls at too early of an age. 95 more words

Watch + Listen

You Can Complain about the Problem. . .

“I broke my pencil.”  The student looked expectantly at me.

“I see that,” I said.

“I can’t do my assignment with it.”

“You know, you’re right.”  I waited. 234 more words

Tips And Tricks

.:: A Prayer from Solitude for My Students

One of the courses I teach is Spiritual Disciplines and a significant portion of that class is actually practicing the disciplines when it is feasible in class.   243 more words


Why Parents Let Kids Watch More Movies With Sex and Violence

If you’ve felt like PG-13 movies have gotten more violent lately, you’re right. A new study published in the journal Pediatrics reports that violent scenes are now more common, with gun violence tripling in movies since 1985. 222 more words

Underage Drinking: A gateway to death

For adolescents alcohol is drug of choice. While we all know that alcohol can have a number of negative effects on individuals these health risks are significantly heightened for underage adolescents. 285 more words