School Survival

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Child's Ordeal Shows Risks of Psychosis Drugs for Young

At 18 months, Kyle Warren started taking a daily antipsychotic drug on the orders of a pediatrician trying to quell the boy’s severe temper tantrums. Thus began a troubled toddler’s journey from one doctor to another, from one diagnosis to another, involving even more drugs. Autism, bipolar disorder, hyperactivity, insomnia, oppositional defiant disorder. The boy’s […]

ADHD and School: The Problem of Assessing Normalcy in an Abnormal Environment

by Peter Gray (originally published here) According to the most authoritative recent data, approximately 8% of children in the United States, aged 4 to 17, have been diagnosed as having ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder).[1] The same reports note that the disorder is about three times as frequent in boys as it is in girls, […]

Pa. school officials defend actions in webcam case

Administrators at a suburban Philadelphia school district are defending their actions after being accused of spying on students via their laptop computer webcams. The Lower Merion School District admits to remotely activating webcams 42 times in an effort to find missing, lost or stolen computers. But officials say the webcam images were never used to […]

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