Research

$1 a Day to SNAP Hunger

SNAP provides a critical supplement to the food resources of 45 million Americans. A recent study demonstrates the positive impacts of an increase of just $1 per day in SNAP benefits.

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The American Child Care Crisis

The child care crisis impacts many families, but poor families face the most significant barriers to high quality child care, putting their children at risk for the detrimental effects of low quality care and missing out on the beneficial effects of high quality care.

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Why Do Homeless Kids Miss School?

Getting to school is a challenge for lots of American kids, but homeless children face particularly steep barriers. United States Department of Education data illustrate the public health nature of many of the reasons homeless kids miss school.

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Should School Kids Have Gum Breaks?

Chewing gum has been treated like candy for so long that parents, teachers, and schools may struggle to accept my recommendation: kids should have three gum-breaks a day in school.

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The Genderbread Person 3.0

The Genderbread Person deconstructs gender and sexuality to clarify the differences and interrelationships of five dimensions of human identity and behavior.

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Renée Spencer: Military Student Mentoring

Today we honor the service and sacrifice of members of the military and their families. We profile a program focused on supporting children whose parents are deployed through school-based mentoring.

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Saving Lives by Raising Wages

What if we could reduce infant mortality and lower health spending simultaneously? The annual cost of preterm or low weight births in the United States was estimated to exceed $26.2 billion in 2005.

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