Tag Archives: Parents

Parents count cost of educating children over 13 years of school

Parents in regional NSW are paying more for a public school education than anywhere else apart from metropolitan Queensland, according to new ASG Planning for Education Index research. ASG chief executive Ross Higgins said the group’s survey showed the cost of public school education in regional NSW would be an estimated $ 73,808 over 13 years… Read More »

Parents’ divorce is more damaging to adolescents than to younger children, U.K. study finds

LONDON — Unhappy parents should not stay together “for the sake of the children,” as divorcing is less harmful if it takes place earlier in childhood, new research shows. The first large study to assess the emotional impact on children of their parents splitting up has found that the greatest risk of repercussions in the… Read More »

Blunt reminder to parents for child jabs

Parents are being reminded of Victoria’s no jab, no play laws as they prepare for the new school year. All youngsters attending child care and kindergartens must have current vaccination certification. Since their introduction in 2016, the laws have seen Victoria surpass the herd immunity target of 95 per cent. Immunisation rates for children under… Read More »

Parents accuse CDC of not reporting children's deaths from polio-like AFM

The parents say by not publicly acknowledging the two deaths, the agency is intentionally downplaying the severity of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a disease that paralyzes healthy children in a matter of hours. “I feel like they’re just sugar-coating this,” said Katie Bustamante, whose son Alex, age 6, died in May. “It eliminates my trust… Read More »

The Coach Says He’s ‘Built for Football.’ His Parents Worry About C.T.E.

A 15-year-old high school football player made a play and was tackled. He walked off the field and didn’t recognize his own mother, who snapped his photo. ImageDavid Gavigan, 15, just after suffering a concussion on the football field.CreditCourtesy of Kim Gavigan “I thought he was looking tough,” Kim Gavigan said of her son David,… Read More »