How to Deepen Your Mentoring Relationship With Opportunity Youth

As Oprah says, “A mentor is someone that allows you to see the hope inside yourself. A mentor is someone that allows you to...

Census Undercounting Biggest Danger to Children, Casey’s Kids Count Report Warns

Undercounting children under age 5 for the 2020 Census could have dire consequences for their public services, health and education, this year’s Kids Count...

Building Brighter Futures

Several kids between the ages of two to four built cardboard block towers together at City Hall today, illustrating that investment in quality child...

School Shootings a Tiny Fraction of Violence That Menaces Youth

The best way to stop school violence is to stop all youth violence. School violence really is a form of youth violence. It is...

School Safety: Lack of Science Makes It a Shot in the...

In 1996, the Republican Congress threatened to defund the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention if the CDC didn’t stop researching deaths from guns....

Local Parent and Teacher Advocates Talk Unity … Separately

Over the weekend, education advocates gathered to talk about solidarity in the School District. Two groups –Parents United for Public Education and Teacher Action Group...

Discerning the Truth About Student Activism

Lane Murdock, a 15-year-old Connecticut girl, has organized a National School Walkout Day on April 20 to protest gun violence. Prompted to action by...

The Juul’s So Cool, Kids Smoke It In School

The students wait eagerly for their teachers to turn their backs. That’s their cue to reach quietly for a small, sleek device they can easily...

Arts Therapies Have Deep Roots, but Still Resonate Today

Creative arts therapies have roots that go back hundreds of years, but now are being used to deal with 21st-century problems. “The creative arts go...

Creative Arts Therapists Tap into the Antidote to Anxiety

Her dance/movement therapy class at Mastery Charter School’s Shoemaker Campus had just started when Amy Hunter asked the seven high-schoolers to say and show...

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