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New laws give parents a say in keeping twins together in school

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After discovering that her two-year-old fraternal twins Sophie (left) and Joshua (right) may be separated into different classrooms by the time they reach kindergarten, Julie Robinson decided to spearhead a twins bill in her home state of Texas. (Courtesy of Julie Robinson)

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Pictured clockwise: Kathy Dolan, her sons Ryan and Nicholas, and her husband Vic Caracciola. Ms. Dolan decided to start the Web site twinslaw.com last year after she fought to place her twins in the same classroom for kindergarten and first grade. (Courtesy of Kathy Dolan)

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Pictured from right to left: Kathy Dolan, her sons Ryan and Nicholas, and her husband Vic Caracciola. Ms. Dolan decided to start the Web site twinslaw.com last year after she fought to place her twins in the same classroom for kindergarten and first grade. (Courtesy of Kathy Dolan)

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As multiple births increase, so do the conflicts that parents face in trying to keep their twins and triplets in the same classroom.


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