Children's Budget cover
Things are looking up financially for the federal government, but you wouldn’t know it if you’re a kid. A new report finds that the share...
facing time, facing future
Hear Real Stories and Take Action! New York is one of only two states in the country that prosecutes all 16 and 17 year olds in the justice...
graduation cap
Too many young people remain cut off from school and work. Data suggests that race and place make a big difference in how “ready” a young...
raise the age ny
VIDEO & ACTION ALERT! New York is one of only two states in the country that have failed to recognize what research and science have confirmed...
child thinking
What do we call nonacademic skills that are difficult to measure through standardized testing yet are essential for success in life? Many of us in...
mass incarceration
You can't address mass incarceration by cutting funding for juvenile justice. But that seems to be the illogical and counterproductive approach...
highway
There are plenty of young people who struggle to complete school because of obstacles in their personal lives, but this struggle should not determine...
head start
NationSwell interviews Dr. Edward Zigler, who recalls how the revolutionary initiative, Head Start, got off the ground.

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graduation cap
Too many young people remain cut off from school and work. Data suggests that race and place make a big difference in how “ready” a young person will be ...
Children's Budget cover
Things are looking up financially for the federal government, but you wouldn’t know it if you’re a kid. A new report finds that the share of federal ...
raise the age ny
VIDEO & ACTION ALERT! New York is one of only two states in the country that have failed to recognize what research and science have confirmed ...
readiness traps
Karen Pittman, Stephanie Krauss, and Bryan Joffe discuss Readiness and School during June 9th Thought Leader Roundtable. 
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