While a day or two of complete rest may be necessary for kids after a concussion, any more could leave them feeling isolated and anxious, says Angela Lumba-Brown, a pediatric emergency medicine physician who helped shape new guidelines.
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Setting up his new classroom in Texas this school year, Shawn Sheehan took a selfie for social media to wish his home state well. "Wishing all my Norman and #oklaed fam a great school year! Representing y'all as I set up my classroom in Lewisville, TX!"
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After a young girl's lemonade stand in east London brought a fine of nearly $200, the local council apologized. Now the girl's family is calling on more kids to open their own stands.
Nicole Boykins is principal at Crocker College Prep in New Orleans. The pre-K through eighth grade school is one of five schools in a program to better serve children who've been exposed to trauma.
Social media postings showing parents "disciplining" their children, including (from left) LaToya Graham, ReShonda Tate Billingsley and Tavis Sellers, went viral.
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Shaw, 8, plays an improv game with Erin McTiernan, an Indiana State University doctoral student. Shaw is a participant in an improv class at Indiana State University for children with high functioning autism.
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Ruby Lortie (center, wearing black), marches to get out the vote with other fifth-grade students from Boulder Community School of Integrated Studies in Boulder, Colo.
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