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EdChat News Friday, June 1

Secretary DeVos Issues Statement On Her Previous Statement On Schools Calling ICE – Too Little, Too Late

  • You might remember a week ago when Secretary DeVos said individual schools could call ICE on students and their families if they wanted to (seeNo, Secretary DeVos, Schools Cannot Choose To Call ICE On Students Here Are The Best Rebuttals To Her False Claim).
  • Instead of just admitting she was wrong, she has issued a statement saying that the statement she made (Thats a school decision.
  • It looks like she could benefit from readingThe Best Resources For Helping Students (& The Rest Of Us) Learn The Concept Of Not Blaming Others: – – Secretary DeVos: We Educate Every Child in America.
  • The following is a statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos: Our nation has both a legal and moral obligation to educate every child.
  • It is unfortunate that those who seek to polarize and divide have intentionally tried to misrepresent my position on this issue to cause unnecessary fear for students and families.

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Secretary DeVos Issues Statement On Her Previous Statement On Schools Calling ICE – Too Little, Too Late

Dieting associated with risky behaviours in teenage girls

  • Teenage girls who diet are more likely to engage in other health-compromising behaviours, including smoking, binge drinking, and skipping breakfast, a University of Waterloo study recently found.
  • The study found that, compared to girls who were not dieting at the time of initial data collection, those who were dieting were more likely to engage in one or more clusters of other risky behaviours three years later.
  • It might seem natural for there to be a connection between dieting and behaviours such as smoking and skipping meals, but the explanation is not so clear for something like binge drinking, said Amanda Raffoul, who led the study and is now a PhD candidate in Public Health and Health…
  • Our findings suggest that dieting and other risky health behaviours may be related to common underlying factors, such as poor body image.
  • This study points to the importance of looking at factors related to health, including behaviours and the array of influences on them, in combination, said Sharon Kirkpatrick, a professor in the School of Public Health and Health Systems and co-author on the study, Only by understanding the complex ways in…

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