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A Mount Anthony Union High School student will go before the reparative board after admitting in Bennington criminal court Monday to hitting her gym teacher in the face Jan. 10 because the teacher was “pushing her buttons.” Jackalyn Shartrand, 17, pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge of simple assault Monday after a lengthy discussion [...]

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June 1, 2010 | From One in four children took drugs for chronic conditions in 2009, according to a new report. Prescription drug use among youngsters in the United States is growing at nearly four times the rate as among the overall population. A new report shows that nearly a quarter of insured children [...]

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New Study: 20% of Teens Abuse Drugs Not Prescribed to Them We talk with a local expert about the trend. Updated: Friday, 04 Jun 2010, 11:54 PM CDT by Tim Blotz and Mary Costello, FOX 9 News Eden Prairie, Minn. – Think those illegal drugs some of our teenagers are taking are all street drugs? [...]

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Growing numbers of children on medication By Eileen FitzGerald June 7, 2010 Here’s just one statistic that Danbury school psychologist Charles Manos worries about: 42 percent of all kids in foster care are taking three or more mood-altering drugs. “All kids in foster care have some story of trauma, like abuse or neglect, so we [...]

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