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September 2011


Teens Who Sleep Less More Likely to Lead Risky Lives

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Teens ages 14 to 18 who get fewer than 8 hours of sleep on school nights—some 70 percent of U.S. high school students—may be more likely to engage in risky behavior, according to a new study released Monday by the Centers for Disease Control.

The study's authors examined the 2007 national Youth ...

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smoking and tobacco
drug abuse
alcohol
K-12 education
high school
teens
sleep disorders
sleep

Obama Jobs Legislation Includes $60 Billion for Education

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President Obama's plan to create jobs includes up to $60 billion in new education funding to prevent teacher layoffs and to modernize and renovate more than 35,000 aging schools across the country.

The American Jobs Act, which Obama announced at a joint session of Congress last Thursday and will be ...

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high school
K-12 education
education
education graduate school
education reform
economic growth
economic stimulus
federal budget
Congress
Obama, Barack

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