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May 28, 2016

Sexual Harassment in Middle School
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Sexual Harassment may seem like an adult issue. But it is happening with middle school children, too. We have an interview every parent should hear. Then, millions of families are feeling the financial squeeze. How many are living paycheck to paycheck? The answer may surprise you.
Episode Segments:
InfoTrak: Sexual Harasement in MIddle School

Bullying and youth violence expert, Dr. Dorothy Espelage led a youth survey that explored the prevalence of sexual harassment and sexual violence among middle school youth as well as the locations where these behaviors occur. She said that these incidents are extremely common in schools and that they are a strong predictor of dating violence as students move into high school.
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InfoTrak: Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Roughly one-third of all U.S. families live paycheck-to-paycheck, according to a recent study by Greg Kaplan, PhD, Assistant Professor of Economics at Princeton University. Surprisingly, he found that many of these are middle-class families who have decent incomes, but have much of their liquid assets tied up in homes or retirement funds. He explained why this is so common and why it may not be as financially dangerous as it may appear.
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InfoTrak: Distracted Parents

Dr. Michelle Macy, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at University of Michigan conducted research that found that 90 percent of parent drivers admitted to distracted driving with kids in the car. She outlined ten types of driving distractions and explained why they are so dangerous. She also offered tips for parents who would like to minimize distractions on the road.
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