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June 24, 2013

Casey Report Points to Generational Education Issues

Annie E. Casey Foundation releases its annual Kids Count data book.

February 07, 2013

Center Studies Education Barriers for World's Most Vulnerable Children

Mathematica Policy Research has launched a new center to study education in the most challenging communities internationally.

December 18, 2012

Child Well-Being Up in Spite of Greater Poverty, Index Shows

The Foundation for Child Development's 2012 child well-being index finds rising parent and child engagement and more responsible children, even amid harsher family economic situations.

February 16, 2012

Study: Religion and Politics Affect Teen Birthrates More Than Sex Ed.

Researchers from Washington University, St. Louis, and the University of California, Los Angeles used data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analyze the relationship between the number of births to girls between 15-17 from 1997-2005 and the components of states' sexuality education programs from 1996-2004 (the years that would have influenced the birth rates for '97-'05).

October 29, 2010

PTAs Target Halloween for Anti-Obesity Effort

The National PTA announced that 22 of PTAs around the country will receive grants of up to $1,000 to conduct activities to promote good nutrition and physical activity as part of its Healthy Lifestyles Month.

September 17, 2010

Better Education Attainment Saves Lives

Each additional year of schooling that a country's women attain cuts by nearly 10 percent the children who will die before age 5, according to a new study.


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