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This is how much American parents spend on their kids’ education

On average, parents in the U.S. shell out $58,464 on their child’s education from primary school through the end of undergraduate studies at university. In America, learning doesn’t come cheaply. On average, parents in the U.S. shell out $58,464 on their child’s education from primary school through the end of undergraduate studies at university, according to a report from HSBC HSBC, -0.30%  that ... Read More »

Amazon Family, Baby Wish List Programmes for New Parents Launched in India

Amazon India on Friday announced an expansion of its Prime subscription’s benefits, with the introduction of Amazon Family global programme in India. The company claims it will help Amazon Prime members find what they are looking for at the best price, while also guiding them through the trials of new parenthood. Also unveiled was the Amazon Baby Wish List, for ... Read More »

Spanish parents call strike demanding ‘no homework’

Children in Spain are complaining about excessive homework, which is also being supported by their parents, who have decided to go on a strike against their children’s school load for the entire month of November. The Spanish Alliance of Parents’ Associations (CEAPA) called the strike that covers some 12,000 state schools across the country. Views of the President of CEAPA: ... Read More »

Parents seek clarity on medical admission in private colleges

The ambiguity over the admission procedure in the fraternity of private-run medical colleges in Maharashtra had once again prompted several parents of aspirants whose names came up on the merit list of deemed institutes.  Intimidated by the probable event of re-admission for the enlisted students in the private medical colleges, the state had once again challenged the prerogative of private ... Read More »

Parents protest towards rate hike, DPS Gautam Budh Nagar questioned

Delhi Public School, Gautam Budh Nagar witnessed protests from approximately 150 Dad and mom inQuarter 132 on Monday, July 5 2016. The protest became towards the College management, who havehiked Faculty price by way of 14 per cent. rate hike at DPS, Gautam Budh Nagar: Annual charges, training charge and generation fee have all been raised In all, a rate ... Read More »

Stem cell progeny tell their parents when to turn on

Super-sonic signal: A signal from Transit-Amplifying Cells (TACs) activates stem cells in the hair follicle, researchers have found. Both types of cells appear in green (top), with TACs clustered lower down. The researchers identified the signal as Sonic Hedgehog. In experiments, such as this one (bottom), they disabled the signal, interfering with hair growth and regeneration. Credit: Image courtesy of ... Read More »

Stem cell progeny tell their parents when to turn on

Super-sonic signal: A signal from Transit-Amplifying Cells (TACs) activates stem cells in the hair follicle, researchers have found. Both types of cells appear in green (top), with TACs clustered lower down. The researchers identified the signal as Sonic Hedgehog. In experiments, such as this one (bottom), they disabled the signal, interfering with hair growth and regeneration. Credit: Image courtesy of ... Read More »

Parents start their kids’ online presence before they turn 2

Mark Mawson | Getty Images Social media and “sharenting” have created a new baby milestone: establishing an online presence. A whopping 92 percent of kids in the United States have an online identity by age 2, according to Time magazine. It also said that American parents share almost 1,000 photos of their kids by the time they turn 5. The ... Read More »