Children Need Us Now, More Than Ever

In focus groups in Des Moines, Iowa, and Las Vegas, Nevada, a few years ago, voters were asked what their top issues were, but...

Protecting Our Nation’s Children: See Something, Say Something

In Bucks County, Pennsylvania, something did not look quite right. A neighbor was concerned that children were being harmed. She picked up the phone...

Conflicting Emotions on High School Graduation Rates

High school graduation rates have been the source of a lot of news coverage—and conflicting emotions—in the past few months. President Obama and 19 governors...

The Summer Hunger Crisis

From the city streets of Baltimore to the wide open spaces of Kansas and the suburban cul-de-sacs of Fort Worth, kids will struggle to...

Sometimes Facts Make My Head Spin

Recently, the CDC published a report showing that the economic cost of child abuse and neglect places it at or near the top of...

America’s Children: The Poor Among the Plenty

Thursday, UNICEF released Fairness for Children: A League Table of Inequality in Child Well-being in Rich Countries (Innocenti Report Card 13).  This comparative study...

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