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The World According To Digg

By Alexander Russo — July 26, 2007 1 min read

Here are some of the top education-kid-parent stories of late, according to Digg:

1 in 10 Parents Don’t Understand Bedtime Stories
Almost a quarter (23%) skip passages they cannot read or invent words to get to the end of a sentence, the poll found.

When Soccer Moms Attack
These histrionics took place at an “under-8" match for boys in Pickering on the weekend. The referee? A 14-year-old girl.

Boys face sex trial for slapping girls’ rear-ends
Two middle-school students in Oregon are facing possible time in a juvenile jail and could have to register as sex offenders for smacking girls on the rear end at school.

Senate Forcing Colleges to Spy on Students
Twenty-five schools will annually be singled out, required to police their students with network surveillance technologies, and forced to provide evidence to the Secretary of Education about their efforts to stop file sharing.

CNN Map: Obesity in US 1985-2004
By examining the percentage of adults who are estimated an obese, see how entrenched the condition has become over the years.

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