Providing free drinking water in schools in developing countries could be key to helping people in developing countries lift themselves out of poverty according to research. The new research shows that schools providing clean water report fewer children off sick. It is the first study to investigate whether providing drinking water in schools can reduce absenteeism.
As more parents consider whether it’s safe for adolescents to play football, a new study of high school players found no link between years of play and any decline in neurocognitive function. The study suggests that the risks of sport-related brain injuries are relatively low.
Providing free drinking water in schools could be key to helping people in developing countries lift themselves out of poverty according to research from the University of East Anglia (UEA). Research published today shows that schools providing clean water report fewer children off sick. Show More Summary
As more parents consider whether it's safe for adolescents to play football, a new Tulane University study of high school players found no link between years of play and any decline in neurocognitive function.
Engineers, chemists, economists, and biologists, you may safely disregard this. Everyone else, pay close attention.
Soon gun owners in the state of Georgia may be allowed to pack heat almost anywhere—including K-12 schools, bars, churches, government buildings, and airports. The "Safe Carry Protection Act" (HB 875) would also expand Georgia's Stand...Show More Summary
Last Monday, the Supreme Court declined to review the case. The odds were not in the Romeikes's favor; less than one percent of all appeals are considered by the highest court. But the formal refusal was still a blow, and hard to accept. All seemed lost, until something unexpected happened.
GPS leashes trackers for kids are hardly new, but damn if this isn't the cutest we've seen so far. Like other trackers of this sort, the HereO watch allows parents to create so-called safe zones around schools, et cetera, and then receive alerts...
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In a perfect world, no one would have to worry about the threat of violence when they go shopping, to work, to school, take public transit, or just go about their daily business. Unfortunately, we don't live in a perfect world. The least we can do, among offering tips to help you make the most of your life, is to help you preserve it in an emergency. Read more...
Brought to you by our friends at Gurl. I remember when my parents told my brother and I that we were going to private school. We were SO upset! We loved public school. There was so much freedom, all of our friends were there and weShow More Summary
In a statement after meeting with Fahma Mohamed, the Education Secretary confirms all schools will receive guidance on keeping children safe. Education Secretary Michael Gove said: I was very pleased to meet Fahma Mohamed today. She has been running an inspirational campaign. Fahma and her supporters have done fantastic work in raising awareness of female […]
On February 18 the Georgia House overwhelmingly passed a bill to allow guns at schools, churches, bars, and certain government buildings. The measure passed by a margin of 119 to 56. Titled the "Safe Carry Protection Act," the legislation...Show More Summary
I teased it earlier, and now it's official: The so-called "Privacy For All Students" coalition didn't get their nasty repeal effort on the ballot: Transgender Rights Repeal Misses California Ballot [AP via ABC News]
For many young people, law school or a job in finance seems like a safe bet. In his new book, Smart People Should Build Things, Venture for America founder Andrew Yang argues that the economic potential of individuals and America alike instead relies on risk takers who choose a different path. Who was the eighth employee at Google back in 1999? Read Full Story
No school has dominated the NFL draft like Alabama has in the last four years, and that trend is a safe bet to continue with 12 former Tide stars heading to the NFL Combine. Nick Saban’s program has become a hot spot for NFL scouts and personnel, and this year’s draft class is headlined by potential first-round picks such as C.J. Show More Summary
Letting your kids be on the internet can be scary. You can keep an eye on what they're up to and there are ways to help keep them safe, but you might also want to take a page from schools that provide internet access and have them sign an appropriate-use contract. Read more...
Post by Lisa Fogarty. When it comes to weather, do NOT go against Al Roker. The man is one hell of an authority on all-things storms and he'll let you know when it IS and IS NOT safe to hit the streets in your school bus, car, or snow...Show More Summary
“When they go to their schools, they are not even sure if they will come back safe and sound or even alive.”
From CSD Facebook… City Schools of Decatur will be closed tomorrow, Thursday, February 13. There is no school for students or staff. Please stay safe and warm!