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  • LIFE: Tough Stuff

    Election drama driving you crazy? Here's how to escape

    The election’s over. The ballots have been counted. The pollsters have packed up their calculators and gone home. But your friends and fam are definitely not moving on to bigger and better convo topics—hello, pumpkin versus pecan pie for Turkey Day! In fact...

  • Hey, Mr. President! Let's talk about sex

    Let’s be honest: Sex ed is seriously awkward…but it’s also seriously necessary. This year, sex education is standardized across the U.S.—kids from Maine to California are learning about the male and female bodies and sex based on one set of guidelines. The National...

  • Your Halloween costume might predict the next prez

    Collecting candy, creative costumes, jack-o’-lanterns and… a presidential prediction? That’s right, along with zombie makeup and free chocolate, voting predictions are a big part of Halloween this election year. Halloween stores across the nation claim that the winner of this year’s election will...

  • The votes are in! Who did kids pick for president?

    The folks at Scholastic have been asking kids to vote for president since 1940, and in all but two elections, they’ve picked the guy that’s ended up being sworn into office. We urged ya to vote last week, and now the polls have closed...

  • Rock the vote: Pick your president!

    Ever wish you could cast a vote for your fave presidential candidate? You can in the Scholastic Student Vote! Scholastic Classroom Magazine is hosting a nation-wide mock election that...

  • Bye-bye, Big Bird? PBS funding under fire

    Much has been made of this past week’s first presidential debate: President Obama’s perceived poor performance, Jim Lehrer’s mediocre moderating and Mitt Romney’s surprisingly strong showing. But nothing has stirred up discussion and protest quite like his attack on the funding for what he...

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