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P-Units Ep. 2: Standardized Tests, Spanking & Summer Travel

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Parents from our panel take on the issue of standardized tests in the state: lawmakers had debated a measure that would allow some students to opt-out of taking them, it failed to pass, but was it a good idea?

Also - studies say spanking can lower IQs and lead to increased problem behavior from kids, we discuss our thoughts about it. And we talk about summer travel and how to manage vacation with kids. Panelists this time are Julie Staley from Springfield and Anna Fermin who joined us on the phone from her home in Chicago. Tune in:

Rachel Otwell of the Illinois Times is a former NPR Illinois reporter.
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