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Daily interaction with young children keeps nursing home residents young

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A special day care program in Seattle, Washington, brings preschool-aged children and senior citizens together under one roof. Continue reading

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New York City students study ‘Hamilton,’ head to show

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About 20,000 public high school students from low-income neighborhoods across New York City will get the chance to see “Hamilton,” the hit Broadway hip-hop musical, this spring.
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More high school students take gap year before college — including Malia Obama

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President Barack and Michelle Obama announced on Sunday that their eldest daughter Malia will take a gap year before attending Harvard in 2017.
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Lead in school water is nationwide issue

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Safe drinking water is often taken for granted in the United States, but some schools around the country find themselves struggling to protect students from toxic lead. Continue reading

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Home visits for new mothers helps baby brain development

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Essential question How much of an influence does a baby’s environment and care have on how they later do in school and as…read more

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