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According to a study published by the Journal of Adolescent Health, gender-specific identifications placed on boys and girls creates lasting...
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One-third of children in DFW Texas are living in poverty, and in most cases, aren’t receiving the adequate social, emotional...
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A program in Oklahoma City is allowing incarcerated pregnant women and mothers to spend time with their children rather than...
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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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Funds for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) are set to run out, leaving millions of children without health care...
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New York City public schools will offer all students free lunch at school for this new school year.   ...
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown and top lawmakers announced Tuesday that they plan to spend $30 million...
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Tess Reynolds, Chief Executive Officer of New Door Ventures, discusses the process of molding successful paths for youths, in order...
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The My Brother’s Keeper Initiative which focuses on helping young men and boys of color to succeed, is merging with...
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The public hospital system in New York City are planning to increase mental health programs available for children and adolescents. ...
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Momentous Institute in Dallas, Texas has inspired a movement in education around improving the social emotional well-being of children to...
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Eliza Byard, Executive Director of Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, discusses creating equal access to the benefits of a...
A woman holds up a sign that reads "Defend DACA Defend TPS" during a rally supporting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, outside the White House in Washington, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. TPS stands for "Temporary Protected Status." A plan President Donald Trump is expected to announce Tuesday for young immigrants brought to the country illegally as children was embraced by some top Republicans on Monday and denounced by others as the beginning of a "civil war" within the party. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday began dismantling the government program protecting hundreds of thousands of young immigrants...
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A federal judge blocked an anti-abortion law that was supposed to go into effect last Friday in Texas.   ...
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Read our exclusive interview with Ralph Payton, Executive Director of Raphael House, discussing how the nonprofit helps San Francisco’s homeless...
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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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Want to help victims of hurricane Harvey? The most effective way is by making a monetary donation. The following is...
This undated image made available by Novartis on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2017 shows an IV bag of their drug Kymriah. On Wednesday, the Food and Drug Administration approved this first treatment that genetically engineers patients' own blood cells to seek and destroy childhood leukemia. (Novartis via AP)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Opening a new era in cancer care, the Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the first...
In this photo taken Sunday, July 30, 2017, Eliza, 17, who at age 13 was forced by her father to marry a 35-year-old man from their village in exchange for 50 cattle, recounts her experience to The Associated Press in the town of Rumbek, South Sudan. The world's youngest nation is well into its fourth year of civil war and although child marriage has been a long-standing practice here, the government and aid agencies say the conflict-driven poverty and severe food insecurity are pushing people to desperate extremes. (AP Photo/Mariah Quesada)
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RUMBEK, South Sudan (AP) — "If I'd have refused, my father and brothers would have killed me," Eliza says. Shifting...
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Tara Chklovski, Founder & CEO of Iridescent, discusses the organization's two programs that immerse underprivileged children into STEM education...
FILE- In this Aug. 15, 2017, file photo, a woman holds up a signs in support of the Obama administration program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, during an immigration reform rally at the White House in Washington. After months of delays, President Donald Trump is expected to decide soon on the fate of so called “dreamers” who were brought into the country illegally as children as he faces a looming court deadline and is digging in on appeals to his base. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of delays, President Donald Trump is expected to decide soon on the fate of young...
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Although more schools provide students with diverse classes on human sexuality, abstinence-advocating programs have been labeled ineffective by some researchers.   ...
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According to a survey conducted by the nonprofit organization Detroit Future City, the rate of children within the city of...
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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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