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Learning & Tech

The Science Of Getting Kids Organized

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Can teaching kids impulse control, self-evaluation and focus actually help them do better in school? Parents are paying top dollar for executive function coaches.

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Learning & Tech

For Some Schools, Learning Doesn't Stop On Snow Days

It doesn't matter if they get 3 inches or 3 feet of snow — schools in Indiana can bring students into a virtual classroom if their physical classrooms shut down.

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