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Should Kids Be Fined for Skipping School?

You may already know some lucky kids are being rewarded with things like shoes, iPads and even cars just for showing up to school. But if they don’t, is it fair to fine them — and their parents?

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Category: Back To School, Kids
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iTunes / LatchKey/ iTunes
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The 10 Best Back-to-School Apps Will Have You at the Head of the Class

The weather might be more ice cream trucks and long days at the pool, but the calendar is inching towards yellow buses and new backpacks. Every parent knows about back to school clothes and back-to-school supplies, but nowadays, back-to-school apps are just as important.

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Damir Cudic, Getty Images
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Beloit College’s Mindset List for the Class of 2016 Proves You Are Old

The Mindset List, which was conceptualized at Beloit College in 1998, is an annual list that has served for over a decade as a source of entertainment for millions of people interested in the reading through the youthful and naive eyes of first year college students.

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Vancouver Public LIbrary,Flickr
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It’s Hard Enough To Speak Proper English But “Teen Speak”?

"Teen Speak" Maybe a Dictionary coming to a store near you.

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How to Get Ready for Back to School

It's that time of year again. Parents are rejoicing and kids are groaning as it's time to go back to school. Here's how to get them - and you - ready for it. Kids, I'm with you.

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Flickr, Leo-seta
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Back To School: What The Mix Staff Would Use as a Lunch Box for 2012-2013 St. Cloud Area School Year

It's back to school time! Parents are excited to get the kids out of the house, the kids might be excited to get back to school, possibly more excited about seeing their friends and what they bring with to lunch each day!

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Renting an Apartment – What You Should Know

It seems like "back to school" is a long way off, but move in day at St. Cloud State is just over a month away. If your kid is planning on renting an apartment, here are a few things to know before they sign the lease. 

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What Do You Spend 50 Hours A Month Doing?

A new survey found that a staggering 33% of parents spend anywhere from 10-50 hours per month driving kids around.  Let me put that into perspective for you, that's the equivalent of anywhere from five to almost (25) full days a year of just being your kids chauffeur!   Let's say you spend just a half hour a day driving the kiddos, that adds up to around seven and a half days per year

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School Hosts Gallery of Fail

Normally, parents post tests on the fridge when little junior gets an A or a B. Well, there's one school in England that took a whole pile of failed tests and posted them as part of a gallery.

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Ohio School Is Paying Students For Showing Up In Class

Teen truancy is a real problem for a lot of schools, but especially so for the Dohn Community High School in Cincinnati. It only has a 14% graduation rate and has been deemed an “academic emergency” by the state of Ohio.

So the school is trying out a novel approach: it’s paying students to show up and behave themselves.

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Joe Corrigan/Getty Images
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Bad News. You’re Not Smarter Than a 5th Grader

Sorry. You're not smarter than your fifth grader. At least not when it comes to science. Here are some some seemingly unanswerable questions...and the answers. 

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Sean Gallup/Getty Images
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Santa Claus Suspended From School?

Some say it's political correctness gone awry, the Superintendent says the Santa program is "in conflict with the law". What do you think?

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