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Parent’s Prep: New Technology In Schools; What Parents Need To Know

Children who come with the ability to interact with computer screens and basic keyboard knowledge find it much easier to learn in today’s classrooms.

08/01/2012

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Are Taylor Swift’s Parents Separated?

A new story claims that Taylor Swift’s parents are separated, and that the “pain” of that separation has influenced the “sad” nature of her upcoming album.

07/26/2012

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Ask Asa: Testing Products That Fight SIDS

The spectre of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is a parent’s worst nightmare. Mattress covers, crib bumpers, sleep positioners, baby monitors and a number of other new products that claim to fight SIDS are flooding the market.

04/09/2012

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The 6 Best Places For Moms To Meet In New York

Life in the city can be difficult at times for new or stay-at-home parents. When you’re just tired of talking tot, explore your city and meet with like-minded moms near you.

CBS New York–03/18/2012

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Parents Still Outraged Over Plan To Shut Down 18 NYC Schools

Board members blame perennial poor performance but, they say, by redirecting the resources they can improve education across the City.

02/10/2012

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Investigator: School Official Tries To Rally Parents Behind Ending Teacher Seniority Rules

The special investigator for the city’s school system found that director of public affairs Lenny Speiller asked that a petition sent to parent coordinators include a line in support of ending the rules.

10/19/2011

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Family Service League Gets School Supplies For Needy Long Island Children

Thousands of needy children on Long Island are getting the supplies they need for the first day of school, thanks to the Family Service League.

08/24/2011

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Arianna Huffington Launches New Huffington Post Sites For Women, Parents

WCBS 880′s Pat Farnack interviewed founder Arianna Huffington about a big story involving sugar daddies, overcoming fear, and much more.

08/04/2011

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NY Legislature Approves Bill Allowing Birth Certificates For Stillborn Children

The Certificate of Still Birth Bill was first introduced in New York in 2003, but failed to pass because opponents feared it would impinge on abortion rights. The language of the bill has since been rewritten to address those concerns.

06/29/2011

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Parents, Teachers Protest Lawsuit Against Charter Schools In NYC

Demonstrators gathered outside the state office building on 125th Street in Harlem to demand the NAACP withdraw from a lawsuit filed by the United Federation of Teachers.

05/27/2011

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NJ Committee Rejects Vaccination Exemption Bill

Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee chairman Herb Conway said the bill was a “recipe for disaster.” The Burlington County Democrat, who also is a physician, said it could lead to outbreaks of preventable diseases.

03/08/2011

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Briarcliff Manor Students, Parents Fight Schedule Changes

A longer school day, fewer elective courses, and teacher layoffs are among proposed changes that have the town of Briarcliff Manor up in arms Thursday.

02/24/2011

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Stories From Main Street: Upper Saddle River, NJ

As more and more baby boomers retire, they’re taking on a new full-time job – caring for an ailing parent.

01/24/2011

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Are You Taking Your Kids To The Voting Booth?

Democrats, Republicans, elephants, donkeys – what better day to talk to your kids about the importance of voting and our political system than today!

11/02/2010

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Parents Beware: Check Out Your Kids’ Halloween Haul

Kids love Halloween because they get a ton of candy, and they get it fast – but that can often be a cause of concern for parents. Parents should check their kids’ candy hauls as soon as they return from trick-or-treating.

10/31/2010

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