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Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
As a result of the Great Recession, more children are living in high-poverty neighborhoods, causing them to fail in developing...
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Children & Families, Education, News
Education officials in Montana are creating a new policy to that would allow schools to raise students’ test scores.   ...
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Children & Families, Health, News
With the Medicaid program drastically changing for adults and seniors, many have failed to identify how the cuts to health...
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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...
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Children & Families, Environment, News
In a new study published in Environmental Research Letters, researchers say having fewer children may help fight climate change.   ...
Members of a female robotics team arrive from Herat province to receive visas from the  U.S. embassy, at the Hamid Karzai International Airport, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, July 13, 2017. The girls' applications for U.S. visas had been denied twice, but the White House said President Donald Trump intervened and they will be allowed in next week's international competition along with entrants from 157 countries. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
AP, Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The third time's the charm for Afghanistan's all girl robotics team, who will be allowed entry...
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Children & Families, Education, News
According to a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, treatment of the hormone oxytocin...
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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...
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Children & Families, Education, News
The 2015 Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) that replaced the No Child Left Behind Act will be reviewed and discussed...
Amy Band, center, teaches children how to handle confrontations at the Verner Center in Asheville, N.C., on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Safe spaces, quiet times and breathing exercises for the preschoolers are designed to help kids cope with intense stress so they can learn. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Children & Families, Health, News
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A quiet, unsmiling little girl with big brown eyes crawls inside a carpeted cubicle, hugs a...
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Children & Families, Education, News, Nonprofit Spotlight
Nonprofit Spotlight: Read our exclusive interview with Abby Weiss, Chief Program Officer of Jumpstart, on the organization's mission to ensure...
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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...
FILE- In this May 12, 2014 file photo, Saudi and expatriate girls practice basketball at a private sports club in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia's Education Ministry said Tuesday July 11, 2017,  it will introduce physical education classes for girls in public schools next year, a decision that comes after years of calls by women across the kingdom demanding greater rights and greater access to sports. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, FILE)
AP, Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia said Tuesday that it will grant girls in public schools access to...
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Children & Families, Health, News
According to a new study published by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), general anesthetics may cause harm to...
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Children & Families, News, Nonprofit Spotlight
Nonprofit Spotlight: Kendra Robins, Founder and Executive Director of Project Night Night, discusses the profound impact of giving a child...
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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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Children & Families, Education, News
As the benefits of the voucher system within schools continues to be debated, proponents of the program claim vouchers can...
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Children & Families, Education, News
Based on new findings conducted from elementary and middle school students, overweight and obese children are more likely to have...
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Arts, Media & Culture, Children & Families, Education, News
New research suggests that the amount of time children spend with art in school is decreasing. In addition, the quality...
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Children & Families, Education, Previews
Tara Chklovski, Founder & CEO of Iridescent, discusses the organization's two programs that immerse underprivileged children into STEM education...
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Children & Families, Education, News, Nonprofit Spotlight
Nonprofit Spotlight: Read our exclusive interview with Marie Ciepiela, Executive Director of the Friends of the San Francisco Library, on...
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Children & Families, Education, Health, Justice & Poverty, News
The US Agriculture Department is requiring school districts across the country to adopt policies that will help students who incur...
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AP, Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Planned Parenthood is praising a federal court ruling that blocks parts of a new Indiana law that...
Bruce Ives
Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, Previews
Bruce Ives, Chief Executive Officer of LifeMoves, discusses how the organization's individualized plans and services cater to homeless families that...

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