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  • 55:28 America's Worst Mom - Lenore Skenazy

    America's Worst Mom - Lenore Skenazy

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    America's Worst Mom, Lenore Skenazy comes to St. Francis College as part of the Fall 2012 series, Lectures By&About Radical&Progressive Women to speak about Raising Kids Without Fear&Hysteria.Skenazy wrote the book, Free-Range Kids: How to Raise Self-Reli

  • 1:25:57 Taking Action for Children: Prevent Abuse and School Success

    Taking Action for Children: Prevent Abuse and School Success

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    Ajay Chaudry, director of the center on labor, human services and population at the Urban Institute, leads a panel of notables in a discussion of education. From social and political environments to home-based learning, the discussion is wide and varied b

  • 1:25:08 Taking Action for Children: Interventions to Prevent Abuse and Prepare for School Success

    Taking Action for Children: Interventions to Prevent Abuse and Prepare for School Success

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    As we explored in our May forum, Americans across the political spectrum embrace universal early childhood education. But what about school-success initiatives that reach back even further to support newborns, toddlers, and their parents? What can be achi

  • 1:19:54 The Real Costs of Teen Motherhood

    The Real Costs of Teen Motherhood

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    America's teen pregnancy rate is among the highest in the developed world, despite consistent declines over the past 15 years. Advances here might be ending, however: the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the rate of teen childbearin

  • 1:24:29 Location, Location, Location: Combating Urban Poverty through Place-Based Initiatives

    Location, Location, Location: Combating Urban Poverty through Place-Based Initiatives

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    Soon after the new administration begins governing in January, it is expected to propose an ambitious, multipronged urban policy that includes both housing and community-development activities, and the establishment of "Promise Neighborhoods" that provide

  • 1:23:36 Health, Education, and Child Welfare: Measuring Outcomes across Systems

    Health, Education, and Child Welfare: Measuring Outcomes across Systems

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    On the horizon is a push to monitor outcomes for children and youth across the systems that serve them, including education, child welfare, and healthcare. With healthcare reforms and changes to the No Child Left Behind Act looming, and as state child wel

  • 1:26:36 Improving Urban Service Systems for Children and Families

    Improving Urban Service Systems for Children and Families

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    The nation's urban service systems for children and families often struggle with conflicting goals, inadequate resources, and intense but temporary public attention during turmoil and tragedies.This forum will examine the many challenges of systems reform

  • 1:26:45 From Data To Decisions: What Is Needed For Planning Public Services?

    From Data To Decisions: What Is Needed For Planning Public Services?

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    State agencies finance and administer a range of services -- from foster care for abused and neglected children to prisons to long-term care of the elderly. How can large public agencies and small community organizations plan better to meet the needs of t

  • 1:24:18 Preventing Youth Violence in Communities: What Does the Evidence Tell Us?

    Preventing Youth Violence in Communities: What Does the Evidence Tell Us?

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    Youth violence is a public health crisis in the United States. Based on the most recent statistics, approximately 20 percent of high school students report being bullied at school, and over 30 percent report being in a physical fight. Homicide is the seco

  • 1:20:47 Extending Foster Care to Age 21: Implications for Providers, Impact on Budgets

    Extending Foster Care to Age 21: Implications for Providers, Impact on Budgets

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    One important provision of the 2008 Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act extended federal support for keeping foster youth in care until age 21. The goal is to improve educational and health-related outcomes.This extension of care

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