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

The US medical system isn’t particularly good at preventing illness. Once someone is sick, doctors hopefully know how to treat them. But...

What All Parents Need to Know about Early Education

Quality child care and pre-k programs are often pitched as the way to break the cycle of systemic poverty. But families across all economic...

California Looks to Lead the Country in Child Well-Being

Recently there have been several developments in California that suggest a groundswell of support for children’s well-being. The new administration of Governor...

This Deep-Red State Decided to Make a Serious Investment in Preschools....

Alabama state senator Trip Pittman had always sort of questioned whether nursery schools were worth the investment. Pittman, a conservative Republican, figured...

30 People Can End ACEs in Your County. Why Aren’t They?

No, we don’t need the president nor congress. We do need the following people in your county to stop...

Soda Industry Steals Page From Tobacco To Combat Taxes On Sugary...

In the run-up to the midterm elections, the soda industry has poured millions of dollars into fighting taxes on sugary drinks, an increasingly popular...

Mining the “Lessons Learned” from Trauma Legislation Successes

The planned agenda for the “Learning Series: Policy Approaches to Childhood Adversity” workshop at the 2018 ACEs Conference: Action to Access went out the window when...

How States Can Improve Well-being for All Children, from Birth to...

Early Childhood is a critical period that determines a person’s ability to reach his or her lifelong health, social, and economic potential. Comprehensive early...

Parents Are Leery Of Schools Requiring ‘Mental Health’ Disclosures By Students

Children registering for school in Florida this year were asked to reveal some history about their mental health. The new requirement is part of a...

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...

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