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Did you know that nearly one in ten high school students in the United States has attempted suicide and more young people die from...

Putting A Face on Medically Complex Kids

The petite Chinese-American woman with a contemporary vibe carried a little girl in ponytails and sparkly sunglasses on her hip. Immediately dispelling any notion...

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...

Creating Safe and Supportive Schools: 5 Promising Areas for Policy Change

A positive school climate is the cornerstone of a healthy, safe, and nurturing learning environment. To improve school climate, we need to meaningfully examine...

Child Lore Revisited

Greasy Grimy Gopher Guts is an anthology of childhood rhymes viewed through the lens of subversive folklore. Folklore can be defined as stories, customs,...

‘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...

The Doctors Want In: Democratic Docs Talk Health Care On The...

Dr. Rob Davidson, an emergency physician from western Michigan, had never considered running for Congress. Then came February 2017. The 46-year-old Democrat found himself...

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...

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