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Learning to Fly

&nbsp by Amy Souza &nbsp Bill and Suzanne Mannion watched their older daughter, Emma, struggle during first grade. Other students made fun of her for having trouble with simple addition, and the Mannions could see their daughter’s self-esteem drop. They feared she might get held back a grade and worried …

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B’More Healthy – January 2016

By Suzanne Pollak With winter comes sledding, snowmen, andΓÇömuch less joyouslyΓÇöthe inevitable runny nose and cough. But for the very youngest of our children, the typical cold symptoms can turn into more than just an inconvenience and are definitely nothing to play with. Almost all children have had a respiratory …

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You Have the Right to Refuse:

By Joanne Giza 26, 46, 14, 16. No, that series of numbers isnΓÇÖt Joe Flacco barking out a play on third-and-long. It’s the number of hours third-graders spend taking standardized tests annually in Baltimore City, Anne Arundel County, Baltimore County, and Howard County, respectively. ThatΓÇÖs a lot of hoursΓÇöway too …

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