Schools are removing analogue clocks from examination halls because teenagers are unable to tell the time, a head teachers’ union has said.
UK Schools removing analogue clocks from exam halls
Peru’s poverty rate increased last year for the first time since 2001, rising one percentage point to 21.7 percent, according to government data published.
Peru poverty rate rises for first time in 16 years
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a rule that would limit the kinds of scientific research it can use in crafting regulations, an apparent concession to big business that has long requested such restrictions.
US environment agency proposes limits to science used in rulemaking
It’s never too early to have your identity stolen, unfortunately.
1m US children affected by identity theft last year
Readers might nod along or roll their eyes at a newspaper opinion piece, but a new study provides evidence that op-ed columns are an effective means for changing people’s minds about the issues of the day.
Study shows newspaper op-eds change minds
Workers' difficulty sleeping was linked to rude behavior by others while on the job, including verbal abuse, according to a survey of US Forest Service employees.
Survey links insomnia to workplace incivility
Childhood poverty cost $1.03 trillion in 2015, about 5.4 percent of the gross domestic product of the US, according to a new study.
Childhood poverty in US cost over $1 trillion in 2015
Some 2.4 million Texas children have at least one immigrant parent, according to a new report by the Kaiser Family Foundation using 2016 data. That’s compared to a total 7.7 million children in Texas.
Over 30% of Texas children have an immigrant parent
Teens who admit to texting while driving may be convinced to reduce risky cellphone use behind the wheel when presented with financial incentives such as auto-insurance apps that monitor driving behavior, according to a new survey conducted by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).
How do you get teens to stop cellphone use while driving?
The more failing grades students have during eighth grade, the more likely they are to experience social-emotional learning problems, academic difficulties and behavioral problems during their freshman year in high school, a new study found.
Girls more likely than boys to struggle with social, behavioral needs

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