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Fatherhood Inclusion Training Available on a Nationwide Scale.

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) issued a joint Information Memorandum (IM) emphasizing the importance of meaningful father engagement in all ACF programs to better serve children and families......... Successful...

Early Childhood Educators Seek to Spot Trauma Triggers, Build Resiliency in Preschoolers

A hug may be comforting to many children, but for a child who has experienced trauma, it may not feel safe. That’s an example used by Julie Kurtz, co-director...
child stress

Stress is Hurting Kids’ Health. California’s New Surgeon General has a Plan to Help

The US medical system isn’t particularly good at preventing illness. Once someone is sick, doctors hopefully know how to treat them. But historically, there’s been far less focus on preventing people from...

Short Film about Playground Inclusion wins International Acclaim

All kids want to play. Kids with disabilities are no different. “Ian” is a short, animated film inspired by the real-life Ian, a boy with a disability determined to get to the...

First Stop for Migrant Kids: For-profit Detention Center

The federal government is holding nearly 1,600 migrant children here, at what it calls a “temporary influx” shelter. It has added 250 beds in the last two months and could soon house...
student mental health

Why Principals Need to Make Student Mental Health a Priority

Within the first eight days of school this year, three students in a suburban district East of Los Angeles killed themselves. None of the deaths were related—the students had...

Turning Blight into Play Spaces

For any Philly parent or child who’s visited the Please Touch Museum, the Imagination Playground is a familiar destination. A carpeted space adjacent to the carousel where children use oversized blue foam...
sleepy teen

Sleepless No More In Seattle — Later School Start Time Pays Off For Teens

Many American teenagers try to put in a full day of school, homework, after-school activities, sports and college prep on too little sleep. As evidence grows that chronic sleep deprivation puts teens...
Grandpa

Parents Again: the Growing Number of Americans Raising their Grandkids

It was just a quick errand: Reba would be gone 15 minutes, 20 max. But her two granddaughters ran to her as if they didn’t know when they’d see her...
baby born

5 Reasons to Love the National Survey of Children’s Health

The National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH) is a rich source of national and state-level information about children and families, and represents an important resource for researchers, policymakers, advocates, and families for...

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