Controversial Iris-Scanning Program Could Keep Kids Safe

Tests of iris-scanning technology were derailed in a central Florida school district recently after parents expressed outrage that they weren’t told about the program before their kids’ eyes were scanned. However, iris scanning could provide essential information to parents of bus-riding kids

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Reading A Book Is Being In Someone Else’s Mind

An interview and 42 book recommendations from Praying Drunk author Kyle Minor. View this image ‘ Kyle Minor makes words come alive on the page. Each word is a gift. Each word is a revelation. Whether he’s writing about life or death or religion or any other topic, he opens up a whole new

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His dad came back from the war with PTSD. His friends built an app to help.

When Tyler’s dad, Patrick, returned from serving in Iraq, he’d changed in many ways. All GIFs via USA Today/YouTube. Tyler, who was in sixth grade at the time, changed in many ways, as well. Your dad ‘disappearing for a year and coming back a little bit different’ is bound to leave a mark,

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Top 5 Apps Your Kids Will Love This Week

Chris Crowell is a veteran kindergarten teacher and contributing editor to Children’s Technology Review, a web-based archive of articles and reviews on apps, technology toys and video games. Download a free issue of CTR here. Top 5 Kids Apps 1. Math Doodles Price: $2.99Age: 5+Overall rating:

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