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Can You Believe This? NY Schools Spy on Fat Kids

Big Brother wants your kids to lose weight and be healthier.  A school district on Long Island, New York is requiring a group of overweight and obese kids to wear electronic bracelets that monitor where they are and what they're doing at all times, especially if they're not active or exercising.

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What to Teach Your Kids About Money, and When You Should Do It — Dollars and Sense

A solid education is important for kids. But while you’re busy making sure their reading and math skills are up to par, don’t forget to teach them about money, too — it could keep them from falling into bad habits later on.

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Colorado Student’s Racy Photo Not Allowed in Yearbook

Warning:  This story is rated "R" for Racy.

A Colorado teenager whose yearbook picture was rejected for being too revealing is vowing to fight the ban with her high school’s administration, but the student editors of the yearbook insist the school administration had nothing to do with it. They say it was "their" decision to not allow the photo.

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Seniors Can Think Just as Quickly as College Students

While it’s generally assumed that our ability to think quickly diminishes as we age, a new study indicates that isn’t always so. In fact, the decision-making skills of older people can parallel even those of college students.

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Study: Kids Provoke and Video Many Teacher Tantrums

It's called cyber-baiting, and it's a growing phenomenon in today's electronic and connected world.  It happens when students deliberately provoke a teacher to the breaking point.

When the teacher finally "loses it", they video his or her emotional or angry outburst on their cellphones and the video goes viral on YouTube in a matter of minutes.

It's humiliating, it destroys a teacher's morale, and as it has in many cases, it can cost them their job.

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Former POW Jessica Lynch Gets College Degree – Wants to Teach

Former US Army Pfc. Jessica Lynch is now Jessica Lynch B.A., and on her way to being a teacher.  She has graduated from West Virginia University with an education degree, with plans to get a Master's degree in Communication and teach it some day.

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UPDATE: Virginia Tech Gunman Not Believed to Be a Student [VIDEO]

In a frightening reminder the 2007 massacre on Virginia Tech’s campus that left more than 30 people dead, a gunman shot and killed a police officer at the university on Thursday before apparently turning the gun on himself.

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BREAKING NEWS: Virginia Tech Lockdown

Virginia Tech appears to be reliving its worst nightmare as reports of a shooting have placed the university under lockdown.

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