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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.

CFK Update: June 3, 2009

Children's Well-Being in a Recession, Health Care Reform, Early Childhood News and more!

On Capitol Hill, Witnessing the Way Policy Meets Real Families' Lives

June 3, 2009
Clare Krusing, Connectforkids.org