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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.

Karen Pittman: Alternative ABC's

July 29, 2013
Karen Pittman

Innovating STEM Learning Opportunities with Higher Education Institutions

July 24, 2013
Joanna Chae, Netter Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania

A Different School Calendar: Continuous Learning & Support During Break

July 17, 2013
Amy Putman, Marshall Elementary School; Sheri Carpenter, Mark Twain Elementary School; Jan Creveling, Tulsa Area Community Schools Initiative

Breakfast Buddies: Empowering Students in Before-School Hours

July 10, 2013
Jill Pereira, United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley

Discover the Summer in Ogden

July 3, 2013
Kathleen Bideaux, Ogden School District

Strengthening ELO Activities into the Weekend

June 26, 2013
Trisila Tirado and Nuchette Burke, Hartford Community Schools

New Haven: Boosting Afterschool with Partners & Data to Get Results

June 19, 2013
Laoise King, United Way of New Haven