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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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Uncle Sam-I-Am

January 18, 2006
Tunku Varadarajan

Detroit's Tough Times Spur Effort to Help Schools

January 30, 2006
Cecilia Garcia

Rethinking Volunteerism in America

February 9, 2006
Gavin Leonard

Study Finds Test Scores Not Lowered By Television

February 27, 2006
Elizabeth Jensen

Watching Out for 'Little Brother'

March 17, 2006
Dino-Ray Ramos

A Kid in a Theological Candy Store

June 6, 2006
Sarah E. Gillespie

Dispatches from the Gulf Region

July 13, 2006
Jordan Flaherty
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