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No matter what area you care most about, consider this: Children, teens and communities thrive when we recognize that development cuts across domains, settings, and disciplines. It's all related—a family's struggle with finances can affect a child's health; what a teen does after school has a big impact on how well he or she learns, and several longitudinal studies show that when states invest in early learning, they spend less in special education and juvenile justice services.

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Meeting Modest Needs

December 20, 2004
Jim Daniels

Harvesting Pennies, Sowing Change

December 20, 2004
Daniel de Zeeuw

State tests often trail U.S. results

December 15, 2004
Greg Toppo

Helping Foster Care Grads Move On to College

December 13, 2004
Cecilia Garcia

An Agenda for Youth

December 13, 2004
Jan Richter

Va. Grants Aim to Reduce Financial Barriers to College

December 10, 2004
Rosalind S. Helderman

States on Ropes in Finance Lawsuits

December 8, 2004
David J. Hoff
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