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Corporal Punishment: A Wrong Not a Right

This is the sixth in a series of weekly blog posts addressing discipline and parenting practices. In this series, we will explore reasons that parents choose among discipline approaches, the science behind those techniques, and alternative approaches to discipline.

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Children And Youth

The usual suspects (teachers' unions, district officials, and Democrat politicians) oppose expansion of school choice in Iowa

“Despite Republican control of the governor’s mansion and both houses of the State Legislature, proposals to significantly expand school choice programs in Iowa are stalled, at least for now. 87 more words

School Choice

Did Trump’s Deportation Executive Order Cause a Rise in Immigrant Child Custody Cases?

In January of this year, President Donald Trump signed his Executive Order: Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements, creating more stringent deportation guidelines. As a result, many undocumented immigrants faced an uncertain future regarding their residency. 366 more words


Teachers' Union hit Texas Senate’s school voucher bill as ‘sinful’ privatization | Dallas News

Texas teachers’ union has no shame in rallying its supporters to defend their failed monopoly in which poor and minority children suffer the most.  Who’s the real sinner here? 30 more words

School Choice

DeVos Promotes School Choice, Local Control

WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says school choice and local control are important in education.

Speaking to members of The Council of the Great City Schools, a group of the nation’s largest urban school districts, DeVos stressed that parents, not Washington politicians, should be making choices about their children’s education. 62 more words

School Choice

Educational captivity

There is no doubt about the link between education and economic prosperity. There’s no need to cite here the extensive economic research that connects individual income to educational attainment.   217 more words

School Choice

Extraordinary Appeal Results in Reversal of Emergency Change in Custody in Roane County, TN Parenting Dispute: Milton v. Harness

Facts: Mother and Father never married. Child was born in 2010 in Arizona. Mother listed Father on Child’s birth certificate.

Initially, Father lived in California while Mother and Child lived in Arizona. 1,040 more words

Family Law