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How to Prevent Kids from Smoking

How parents and teachers can prevent kids from smoking--and convince them to quit.

Recognizing Depression in Teenagers

How to recognize if a teen is depressed.

Review of the "Reason I Jump" by Naoki Higashida

A review of the "Reason I Jump" by Naoki Higashida, a boy with autism.

Fostering Kids' Love of Learning

How to encourage kids' love of learning.

BASIS Moves from Charter Schools to Independent Schools

BASIS.ed, which has opened top-performing charter schools, is now opening STEM-focused liberal arts schools in Brooklyn, New York, and San Jose, California.

BASIS Opens Two Independent Schools in Brooklyn and San Jose

BASIS.ed, an educational group that has started top-performing STEM-focused liberal arts charter schools, is now opening two independent schools. Starting

The Life-long Benefits of Music Study

Lisa Nowicki, Director of Fine Arts at Léman Manhattan, talks about the life-long cognitive benefits of music study.

Busting Myths Parents Tell Themselves about their Kids’ Learning

How you can help your child in school--and what you don't need to worry about.

The Best Holiday Gifts for Teachers

Holiday gifts that show your child's teacher she is appreciated.

Reading Literature Improves Empathy

In a recent study, people who read literature for a few minutes were better able to empathize with others.

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