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3 Proven Things Schools Can Do to Curb the ADHD Epidemic Without Prescribing Drugs to Kids

By Alex Pietrowski We really just don’t know what the long-term, generational effects of such widespread use of ADHD medications will be on our society and the individuals who’ve been taking these meds their whole lives. There have never been long-term studies because the medications…

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Big School District Assigns Novel Alternative to Homework Because Homework is Worthless

School District Nixes Homework for Thousands of Students as Expert Says It’s Basically Useless By Annie Holmquist   The anti-homework trend is growing. It started with the teacher from Texas who banned homework from her second grade class, encouraging families to spend time reading, playing, and…

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Parents Disagree With School Over ADHD Diagnosis — So CPS Kidnapped Their Son

By Annabelle Bamforth A couple from Ohio have found themselves in a troubling custody battle with Child Protective Services for reportedly rejecting a mental health diagnosis of their son urged by the school administration. The disagreement has turned ugly and parents Christian and Katie Maple…

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This Elementary School Abolished Homework, and the Results Were Astonishing

By Annie Holmquist Late last summer, Texas teacher Brandy Young made internet waves when she sent a note about homework to the parents of her students. Instead of the normal spend-30-minutes-a-day-on-homework command that parents normally hear, Mrs. Young’s note informed them that she would not be giving…

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Rochester, Minnesota’s Ill-conceived Decision to Ban “Under-vaccinated” Children From its Public Schools

By Gary G. Kohls, MD, guest to Natural Blaze This Duty to Warn column consists of several sections in response to the Rochester Public School Board’s recent decision to require all of its pupils to be fully vaccinated per the CDC-mandated schedule. Presumably, Rochester’s famous…

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Groups Warn of Corporations Promoting GMO Products in Schools This March

By CBAN Friday, March 3, 2017. Charlottetown – Today, the Canadian Biotechnology Action Network, Kids Right to Know, the Council of Canadians and Earth Action PEI are alerting teachers and students about corporate public relations inside “Agriculture in the Classroom” activities, in particular a webinar on…

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