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Graduation Rates for Kids With Learning and Attention Issues Rise—but Slowly

The government recently released good news about high school graduation rates. More kids than ever a...

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Why Estimates About the Number of Kids With ADHD Vary

How many kids in the world have ADHD? According to a recent study in the journal Pediatrics the answ...

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Lawmakers and Advocates Work to Plug Gaps in Student Privacy Law

Apps and online tools for kids with learning issues are popping up in schools everywhere. And they c...

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