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Fisher-Price Toy Has Some Seeing Red (And Blue, And Green...)

Posted: 01/30/2013 - A new study from Stanford University has found that "synesthetes," or people whose brains associate one sensory stimulation with another (think: Viewing a picture of a bird triggers the taste of metal in the mouth), might have been influenced by playing with colorful Fisher-Price numbers and letters in childhood.

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Lottery Transfers $117 Million To State Public Schools

Posted: 01/29/2013 - An announcement from the lottery says it transferred $117.4 million. That brings the total amount earned for education and the state since the lottery started almost seven years ago to $2.69 billion.

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E-Book Reading On The Rise Among Young People

Posted: 01/14/2013 - The rise of iPads and other tablets has helped vastly expand the availability of picture books and other children's books in electronic format.

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Fog Delays School Start In Four Counties

Updated: 01/14/2013 - Fog has developed in many areas, though it's not expected to be as thick or widespread as the foggy conditions experienced over the weekend.

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Could Janitors Be One School's Line Of Defense?

Posted: 01/12/2013 - A rural school district in Ohio is drawing attention with its plans to arm a handful of its non-teaching employees with handguns this year — perhaps even janitors.

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Schools Cut Corporal Punishment Cases In Half

Posted: 01/11/2013 - The number of North Carolina children being paddled at school is falling fast as the handful of districts that continue to use physical pain as discipline decline.

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