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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.

Juvenile Pretrial Detention - At What Cost?

April 5, 2011
Sonia Ziaja J.D.

2010 Teen Drug Use - Infographic

April 5, 2011
Benjamin Chambers

What Do Teens in Prison Need to Be Successful?

April 5, 2011
Benjamin Chambers