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My June Garden in the Shenandoah Valley

June is the Garden of Eden time here, while the plants are still fresh and new and the Japanese beetles haven’t yet arrived. Dewy mornings filled with glowing flowers and bird song are a little piece of heaven. 382 more words

Children And Family

Family Residential Instability: What Can States and Localities Do?

Family Residential Instability: What Can States and Localities Do? Urban Institute. Brett Theodos, Sara McTarnaghan, Claudia J. Coulton. May 3, 2018

 Residential instability can disrupt employment, finances, health, education, social networks, and more. 90 more words

Government

Fatherhood Initiatives: Connecting Fathers to Their Children

Fatherhood Initiatives: Connecting Fathers to Their Children.  Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress. Jessica Tollestrup. May 1, 2018

 Longstanding research indicates that children raised in one-parent homes are more likely than children raised in homes with both biological parents to do poorly in school, have emotional and behavioral problems, become teenage parents, and have poverty-level incomes as adults. 101 more words

United States

How Life Outside of a School Affects Student Performance in School

How Life Outside of a School Affects Student Performance in School. Brookings Institution. Brian A. Jacob and Joseph Ryan. March 22, 2018

 This report presents findings from a unique partnership between the University of Michigan and the State that allowed the authors to match the universe of child maltreatment records in Michigan with educational data on all public school children in the state. 68 more words

Education

Vulnerable Youth: Federal Mentoring Programs and Issues

Vulnerable Youth: Federal Mentoring Programs and Issues.  Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress. Adrienne L. Fernandes-Alcantara. February 23, 2018

 Youth mentoring refers to a relationship between youth—particularly those most at risk of experiencing negative outcomes in adolescence and adulthood—and the adults who support and guide them. 149 more words

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