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Gun Violence in South Outpaces Other Regions For Many Reasons

The mother left and two teens were alone in the house. It took the 13-year-old son 10 minutes to find the gun. It was loaded and in a bottom dresser drawer covered by one...

Trump Approach to Separating Kids Has Much in Common With Foster System

If there’s one thing that really, really upsets America’s child welfare establishment, it’s pointing out the close resemblance between the Trump administration’s so-called “zero tolerance” policy that separated children from their parents at the...

Levels and Trends in Child Mortality Report 2018

Author(s): UNICEF – United Nations Interagency Group for Child Mortality Estimation Lucia Hug, David Sharrow, Kai Zhong and Danzhen You Published: September 2018 Report Intro/Brief: “The United Nations Interagency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UN IGME) produces estimates of...

Five Steps to a Stronger Child Welfare Workforce

Author(s): The Annie E. Casey Foundation Published: Sept. 5, 2018 Report Intro/Brief: “The five-step process described in this paper comes from On the Frontline, the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s three-year effort to measurably improve the leading edge...

‘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 are increasingly expected to teach science, technology, engineering and math,...

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 smells of a bustling neighborhood. I’m in the Mission to...

I’m a Teen: How Can I Tell Who’s Joking, Who’s Crying for Help

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 everything I watch. As a high school freshman at Winchester Thurston...

Network Model of Emotional Peer Support Groups Eases Stress for Foster Parents, Staff

Here at Graham Windham, a youth development and family organization located in New York City, we rely heavily on data and ways to elicit information from our participants and staff and use the information...

Locals Pick Up Providing Summer Lunches Where Federal Program Leaves Off

At the entrance to the weathered Eagle Point trailer park, a blue and red sign proclaims “free lunch.” Down a steep concrete driveway are 35 worn trailers, a playground and a modest office building....

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 know that no matter how dark the night, in the...

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