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2009’s Most Controversial Books According Parents

June 6, 2013

It happens every year across the country. Parents petition public and school libraries to remove certain books because of material they find objectionable. Whether it be because of nudity, offensive language, or religion, certain books are targeted and may or may not be banned. Here is the list of the top targeted books of 2009. […]

Reasons Why Students and parents Choose STEM Careers

Reasons Why Students and parents Choose STEM Careers

December 3, 2012

Harris Interactive conducted surveys to know the reasons why some students and parents choose STEM-related careers or courses. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in the next several years, more than one million jobs will open up that require specialized technology skills. However, there won’t be enough numbers of qualified college graduates to […]

Cyberbullying and Social Media

Cyberbullying and Social Media

August 30, 2012

The number of parents that would allow a 10-12 year old to have a social media account doubled in 2011 compared to 2010, 1/3 of parents monitor children’s accounts.

Teens and Money

Teens and Money

June 26, 2012

How teens feel about their understanding of personal finances and how their parents teaching them responsible spending habits. Source

The Outrageous Hidden Costs of College

The Outrageous Hidden Costs of College

June 5, 2012

Students and parents need to understand the full financial costs of a college education. Tuition costs are readily available and loans can cover much of that expense, but what about the “other” costs of college? As you can see, with non-tuition costs averaging more than $23,000/year they frequently end up being more than tuition. Source

Baby Milestones

Baby Milestones

June 3, 2012

Baby Milestones illustrates what most parents wonder and worry about when they are waiting for their little one. We enlisted the help of top mommy bloggers to put this together. The infographic includes when parents can expect their baby to say “mama” or “dada” to how much they’ll spend on diapers and babysitters. Source

The College Search: What Parents Want from Colleges

The College Search: What Parents Want from Colleges

May 23, 2012

In the quest for finding the ideal college, students and parents have a unique partnership. While some students try and go it alone, parents often play an important role from start to finish in the college search process. Here is how parents stay involved and what they want from colleges. Source