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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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Progress in the First Five Years: An Evaluation of Achieving the Dream in WA State

December 21, 2012
Davis Jenkins, John Wachen, Monica Reid Kerrigan, Alexander Mayer

Revisiting the School-to-Prison Pipeline

November 28, 2012
David Backes

Reading, Writing and Hungry: Consequences of Food Insecurity on Children & on our Nation’s Economic Success

November 20, 2008
Carolyn Murphy, Stephanie Ettinger de Cuba, and John Cook- Children’s Sentinel Nutrition Assessment Program, Rachel Cooper and James D. Weill - Food Research and Action Center

Poverty in America: Implications for Children, Programs, and Policy

December 12, 2012
Lawrence Aber, Pamela Morris & Cybele Raver
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