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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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Excerpt: Palmyra Street

February 28, 2006
Jana Dennis

It's official: class matters

February 28, 2006

Tutored at 2

February 28, 2006
Sherry Saavedra

Teens Learn To Fight for Good Food

February 27, 2006
Natelege Whaley

My kid, a burnout at 5

February 27, 2006
L.J. Williamson

Study Finds Test Scores Not Lowered By Television

February 27, 2006
Elizabeth Jensen

Remembering New Orleans

February 27, 2006
Kristina Rizga

Excerpt: These Streets Are Ours

February 27, 2006
Ebony Bolding, Ashley Nelson

The Dropout Challenge

February 26, 2006
David Broder
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