Despite Strong Economy, Census Data Shows That Child Poverty Remains High

Despite continual reports over steady growth and declining unemployment in our economy, yesterday the U.S. Census Bureau reported that 17.5 percent of children in...

Five Steps to a Stronger Child Welfare Workforce

Author(s): The Annie E. Casey Foundation Published: Sept. 5, 2018 Report Intro/Brief: “The five-step process described in this paper comes from On the Frontline, the Annie E....

More Must Be Done to Address the Crisis of Maternal and...

The United States continues to be plagued by the tragic effects of maternal and infant mortality, particularly among African-American women and children. According to...

Food Insecurity Data Underscores Importance of Farm Bill for Children

New data from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) shows that the nation’s children continue to experience food insecurity at higher rates than the...

‘Radically Interactive’ STEM Course Teaches the After-school Teachers

Educator Joyce Tugel practices asking a young learner purposeful questions, a skill taught in the course Afterschool Coaching for Reflective Education in STEM. After-school programs...

Reading the News is a Constant Reminder of Why We Need...

I felt uneasy as I was doing my usual scroll through the daily news last week and read about child sexual abuse, child abuse...

Coach for Confidence, Not Compliance

As I emerge from the train station in the heart of San Francisco’s Mission District, my senses are overwhelmed with the sights, sounds, and...

I’m a Teen: How Can I Tell Who’s Joking, Who’s Crying...

The nation’s conversation about mental illness and school shootings has changed the way I listen to my classmates. It’s changed the way I read and...

Network Model of Emotional Peer Support Groups Eases Stress for Foster...

Here at Graham Windham, a youth development and family organization located in New York City, we rely heavily on data and ways to elicit...

A Public School That Not Only Keeps Children Safe, But Heals

After the mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida earlier this year, schools are at the epicenter of national debates on gun violence and...

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