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"Reese is Sad" by Donnie Ray Jones licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
Based on recent findings published by Children’s Health and the University of Texas, one in five children live in poverty...
Isaac Gbalea holds a therapy pig, Frankie, wile reading at Franklin Elementary on Nov. 15, 2017 in Muscatine, Iowa. The elementary school in eastern Iowa is using a therapy pig to help special education students manage emotions and focus on learning. The Muscatine Journal reports that Frankie the pig serves as a calming mechanism. (Zachary Oren Smith/Muscatine Journal via AP)
AP, Children & Families, Education, News
MUSCATINE, Iowa (AP) — An elementary school in eastern Iowa is using a therapy pig to help special education students...
"Children in Palestine" by Rain Rannu licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
Earlier this week,the U.S Democratic. Representative from Minnesota, Betty McCollum, introduced a bill to help promote human rights by preventing...
Andrea Ohnstad
Children & Families, Previews
Andrea Ohnstad, Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Club of the Bemidji Area, discusses three key enrichment programs that...
Teen Suicides
AP, Children & Families, Health, News
CHICAGO (AP) — An increase in suicide rates among U.S. teens occurred at the same time social media use surged...
"Bhupendra Sheoran, Executive Director of YTH at a workshop" Photo Courtesy of: YTH
Children & Families, Health, News, Nonprofit Spotlight
Excerpt: Youth Health Tech has helped hundreds of youth around the globe to overcome their most urgent health challenges...
"CASE Back Pack Kick Off Program" by Maryland GovPics licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, News
In the U.S., the average cost for adopting a child is between $25,000 and $40,000.   ...
Andrea-Ohnstad-Poster-1
Children & Families, INSIGHT, Previews
Andrea Ohnstad, Executive Director of the Boys and Girls Club of the Bemidji Area, discusses serving girls, boys and families...
"make my day" by greg westfall licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, News
According to a study published in the journal Pedriatics, more than 19 children’s lives are lost each day in the...
Rethinking Gym Class
AP, Children & Families, Education, News
You won't find gym class on the schedule in upstate New York's Victor school district.   ...
"IMG48" by US Department of Education licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Education, News
A new study released by the University of Oregon found that bilingual preschoolers were less impulsive compared to their classmates...
Ben Paul
Children & Families, Education, Previews
Ben Paul, President and CEO of After School All-Stars, discusses the fundamental role enrichment programs play within the educational experience...
"Children" by Giulio Bernardi licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
Over 2.4 million children have become refugees since the war in Syria started in 2011 and millions have been impacted...
"insurance" by airpix licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Health, News
Experiencing certain traumatic events during childhood, such as abuse, poverty, or having a parent with an illness, can have major...
Trump Opioids
Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
President Donald Trump is promising a "massive advertising campaign" as part of his administration's response to the worst drug crisis...
Tess Reynolds Poster 2
Children & Families, Education, Justice & Poverty, Previews
Tess Reynolds, Chief Executive Officer of New Door Ventures, discusses the process of molding successful paths for youths, in order...
"Target School Spree 2013" by Salvation Army USA West licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
According to the Race for Results report released earlier this week, the greatest gap between black and white children was...
"student_ipad_school - 124" by Brad Flickinger licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, News
With handheld tablets and other forms of technology becoming more conventional within elementary school classrooms, parents and doctors alike have...
"Sasha playing a smartphone" by Oleg Afonin licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Health, News
New data from Childline shows a 15% increase in the number of children and youth that are calling into hotlines...
Eliza_Poster_2
Children & Families, Education, Justice & Poverty, Previews
Eliza Byard, Executive Director of Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, discusses creating equal access to the benefits of a...
"Teenage Summer Programme 2012" by Shane Global licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Health, News
Mental health doctors and advocates are examining a disturbing new trend that is plaguing teenagers across the US.   ...
Boy Scouts Vs Girl Scouts
AP, Children & Families, News
NEW YORK (AP) — Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts pledge to be friendly and helpful. But their parent organizations may...
"FMSC Distribution Partner - Dominican Republic" by Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Education, News
A new report from One Campaign estimates that about 130 million girls around the globe fail to attend school every...
Ryan_Eisenberg_Poster_2
Children & Families, Education, Previews
Ryan Eisenberg, Executive Director of AchieveKids discusses the organization's method of analyzing key differences in students' academic, social and emotional...

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