Child Trauma

The Fight Against Preschool Pushout

When the parents or caregivers of young children start the San Bernardino County, California, CARE program, they are desperate. One mother said she hadn’t been able to go to the store in four years because […]

Child Welfare

50 Years After Perry: Quality Early Childhood Has Second Generation Effect, Study Finds

New research from Nobel Prize-winning economist James Heckman suggests that the benefits of early childhood education may extend much further than previously thought. In a pair of research papers released today through the University of Chicago’s […]

Child Welfare

Washington State’s New Child Welfare Boss Talks Prevention, Retention and Federal Funding

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) signed a bill in July to create a new cabinet-level agency to oversee the children’s issues in the state based on the recommendations of the Washington State Blue Ribbon Commission on the […]

Child Welfare

L.A. Supervisor Contender Steve Napolitano Dubs Himself a “Data-Driven Guy” with a Streamlined Vision of County Government

When it comes to children’s issues in Los Angeles County, candidate Steve Napolitano is hoping to borrow a page from current Supervisor Don Knabe. Knabe is stepping down from his fourth district seat on the […]