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Sick Of Seeing Sad Kids This Teacher Wrote An Angry Rant To Parents, And It Went Viral

Teachers have it tough. Underpaid, resourced and appreciated, these guardians of the next generation do an amazing job ensuring that our kids get an education, doing their best to deliver results in trying circumstances. Image credits: Leonid Mamchenkov (not the actual photo) Here’s what people had to say about the emotional letter

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Mom Shares Story About How Her 9-Year-Old Got Sweet Revenge On Her Bully

Bullying is a serious problem that can cause tragic results if measures are not taken to fight against it. According to PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center, more pxhere Following an incident at school where she was summoned by a principal, the mom posted this story: “Today I got a call from the school my 9 year old attends asking to please come up to the school because my daughter was in trouble for vandalising another child’s property. This surprised me because my daughter is a bit of a goody two…

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Tech platforms called to support public interest research into mental health impacts

The tech industry has been called on to share data with public sector researchers so the mental health and psychosocial impacts of their service on vulnerable users can be better understood, and also to contribute to funding the necessary independent research over the next ten years. The UK’s chief medical officers have made the call in a document setting out advice and guidance for the government about children’s and young people’s screen use. They have also called for the industry to agree a code of conduct around the issue. Concerns…

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Twitter lets you avoid trolls by muting new users and strangers

When trolls barge into peoples notifications with offensive replies or user names, those legitimate users might not keep coming back to Twitter. So today the company rolled out new tools to help you silence the riff-raff. There are now options to mute notifications from newly registered accounts, people you dont follow and people who dont follow you. These can be configured in the Notifications -> Settings -> Advanced Filters section of Twitter. Now you have even more control over your notifications. Mute accounts that don’t follow you, new accounts, and…

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