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Heartbreaking Video Shows the Effects of Leaving a Child in a Hot Car
Offbeat  (tags: baby, hot car, parents, suffering, death, video, education, humans, sad, summer )

Giana
- 2069 days ago - trutv.com
This heartwrenching video shows how such a scenario can unfold, and how quickly a small child can lose consciousness and die when left alone in a hot vehicle. And, the film reminds us, it's not just drunks and junkies who are susceptible.
Corporal Punishment in Education
Offbeat  (tags: education, elearners, parents )

Dustin
- 3010 days ago - community.elearners.com
Corporal punishment is a form of negative reinforcement to prevent certain types of behavior. Parents may or may not use corporal punishment to discipline their children, and its use has caused controversy among communities in the United States.
Evil Mom Sold Her Baby to Buy a Car
Offbeat  (tags: children, parents, grandparents, bizarre, ethics, off-beat, news, protection )

Sally Ann
- 3085 days ago - newsblaze.com
A Florida woman was charged with trying to sell her infant son in order to pay for a new car, police said Tuesday.
25 TED Talks Every Parent Should Watch
Offbeat  (tags: TED Talks, Parents, Kids, Life, Living, Learning, Teaching )

Nancy
- 3173 days ago - nursingschools.net
They touch on topics from personality to safety, to help you better understand your kids and better prepare and protect them for their lives ahead.
YEMEN: Paying Gilrs Is Paying Off for School Attendance
Offbeat  (tags: Yemen, girls, school attendance rate, incentives, rural, poor, parents, Conditional Cash Transfer, 80%, UNDP, increase, education, population reduction )

Naoko
- 3243 days ago - irinnews.org
Government scheme offering financial incentives to parents in the rural areas to send their daughters to school or to prevent them from dropping out is paying off as girls' enrollment rates have increased by around 9 percent in the targeted schools.
What Was She Doing With My Daughter in Kiambu?
Offbeat  (tags: kidnapping, two-year old girl, kindness, Malindi, Kenya, parents, Kiambu, stranger, arrest )

Naoko
- 3326 days ago - standardmedia.co.ke
What started as an act of kindness turned into a nightmare that will live in the memory of a Malindi family. Parents of twoyear old girl, Rumasia Abdalla, were in tears and excitement on Monday as they recovered from a weeklong ordeal of her kidnap and
'Cruel' Mum Jailed Over Girl Starved To Death
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, child starved, death, parents, guilty, jailed )

Lady
- 3330 days ago - news.sky.com
The "chillingly cruel" mother and stepfather of seven-year-old starvation victim Khyra Ishaq have been jailed for her manslaughter.Angela Gordon was sentenced to 15 years and her former partner Junaid Abuhamza has been imprisoned indefinitely
3-Year-Old Accidentally Kills Self With Dad's Gun; Thought It Was a Wii Game Controller
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, children, crime, guns, parents, safety, death, warning, risks )

Lady
- 3332 days ago - nydailynews.com
A 3-year-old Tennessee girl accidentally shot herself to death after confusing her father's .380-caliber pistol with a Nintendo Wii game controller, according to the The Tennessean.
Hassle-Free Homework:Neither Teacher Nor Mother Can Figure Why Child Cant Spell
Offbeat  (tags: homework, studing, children, education, parents, interesting, news )

Sally Ann
- 3361 days ago - newsblaze.com
Child does fine at home with Mom spelling words but has trouble spelling on tests in school.
Children of Better-Off Parents Left in Tears After They Are Banned From Attending School Trips at Half-Term
Offbeat  (tags: Children, parents, school )

Leslie
- 3372 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
They had been looking forward to their half-term excursions for weeks.But dozens of children have been barred from school trips to a safari park, football ground and indoor ski centre because their parents are too well-off.
Police: Bellevue Couple Starved Infant to Keep Her From Getting 'Fat'
Offbeat  (tags: newborn, baby, parents, starving, neglect, Child Protective Services, criminal mistreatment, crime )

Tonya
- 3373 days ago - komonews.com
Prosecutors have charged a young mother who they say underfed her newborn baby because she didn't want the girl to be fat
14-Year Old Admits Killing Parents in Dispute Over Chores
Offbeat  (tags: 14 year old, killed, parents, dispute, shot, murder, child, crime )

Tonya
- 3374 days ago - ktla.com
A 14-year-old boy told investigators he killed his mother and stepfather because he didn't want to do household chores
Focus on The Work, Not The Grade
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, children, parents, school, performance, news, society )

Sally Ann
- 3395 days ago - newsblaze.com
My son brought home an F on a test, even though his answers were correct. I think he gave good answers; they were just in his own words, yet the teacher considered they were wrong because they werent in the same words as in the book.
Alleged Con Artist Preys on Hopeful Parents
Offbeat  (tags: crime, children, babies, scam, con artist, parents, police, business )

Tonya
- 3405 days ago - today.msnbc.msn.com
Alleged con artist preys on hopeful parents
At Just 11, Is Brogan the Most SPOILT Child in Britain? | Mail Online
Offbeat  (tags: children, parents, society, fashin, bizarre )

Jelica
- 3547 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Given that Brogan Mackay was born with not so much a silver spoon as a £25 Burberry designer dummy in her mouth, it is perhaps no surprise that she is growing up with rather expensive tastes. In 11 short years she has graduated from £180 white Gucci loafe
 

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