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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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Five Signs That You've Come of Age Since 9/11

September 11, 2006
The Editors

A Sweatshop Behind Bars

September 13, 2006
Chris Levister

How Progressives Can Win in the Long Run

September 27, 2006
Iara Peng

The Best of Campus Activism

September 14, 2006
The Editors

Therapy for Revolutionaries

September 15, 2006
Jennifer Liss

Bigger Than Hip-Hop

September 19, 2006
Glen Ford

At 2-Year Colleges, Students Eager but Unready

September 2, 2006
Diana Jean Schemo

Putting the "Izz" Back into Journalism

September 19, 2006
Gary Moskowitz

A Completely Different College Ranking Guide

September 4, 2006
The Editors
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