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Fairfax County superintendent proposes changes to discipline policies

Fairfax County Public School are considering disciplinary policy changes that would shorten suspension times for most serious offenses.

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 07:09am EDT

Tags: Kristi King, Fairfax County Public Schools, education, discipline policy

Parenting: Do time-outs help or hurt?

What's the best way to deal with a misbehaving or out-of-control child? It's an issue with which plenty of parents struggle. Having a "time-out" is a common consequence for disobedient little ones, but is it effective?

Monday - 05/05/2014, 07:04am EDT

Tags: parenting, randi martin, time-out,

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Study: Spanking a child could lead to future aggression

Spanking a child is supposed to curb bad behavior, but a new study shows it may do just the opposite.

Monday - 10/21/2013, 10:25am EDT

Tags: pediatrics, spanking, parenting, families, children,

Improve your discipline, improve your fitness

A lot of people experience a lack of steady motivation as the chief roadblock to any sort of fitness success. But there's good news: You don't need motivation to work out. You need discipline.

Monday - 09/16/2013, 07:49am EDT

Tags: Josef Brandenburg, The Body You Want, fitness, tips

Fairfax Co. school board tweaks discipline rules

Fairfax County school officials have voted to change the district's discipline system, allowing for lighter punishments for certain infractions.

Saturday - 06/08/2013, 07:16pm EDT

Tags: Fairfax County schools,