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We are two American public-school dads who just returned from a fact-finding trip through Finland. We wanted to see what the United States could learn...

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With summer just around the corner, this is the time that many families start to think about summer camps....

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A Children’s Bill of Rights measure is slowly weaving its way into the California legislature, sparking heated discussions between those who see it as...

The Human Cost of Irresponsible Gun Ownership

A few months ago, I was scrolling down my Facebook feed when I noticed a news report about a child finding a loaded gun...

The Child Sex Abuse Scandals Are All the Same and They...

The latest sex abuse scandal in the headlines paints USA Gymnastics in as bad a light as you can imagine. Indeed, it is so...

Philly’s $500 Million Parks Project Needs a Little Help From Teens

Over the next seven years, Philadelphia will invest $500 million in revitalizing the city’s parks and recreation centers. The goal of the project, titled...

The Republican Fail on Sex Assault and Child Sex Abuse

Republicans would do well to catch up to the rest of the culture on the issues of sex assault and child sex abuse. They...

Turning Blight into Play Spaces

For any Philly parent or child who’s visited the Please Touch Museum, the Imagination Playground is a familiar destination. A carpeted space...

Tipping the Scales of Child Sexual Abuse

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The Upside of Playful Risk

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