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Children news and analysis from The Nation
March 31, 2017
South Carolina Coach Frank Martin Has It Backward on ‘Today’s Kids’
I’m not worried about this generation. I’m worried about the rest of us.
March 22, 2017
The Syrian War Is Creating a Generation of Traumatized Children
The cost to the country of disrupted education alone is estimated to be $11 billion.
January 5, 2017
Letters From the January 30, 2017, Issue
The kids are all right… A people’s party?… Acting, yes, locally… A college education… Popularity contest(ed)…
December 14, 2016
The Mysterious Magnetism of Michelle Obama
How did the first lady, a model of intelligence and grace, manage to keep her composure?
November 23, 2016
Victories on Minimum Wage and Child Care Went Unnoticed After Election Day
Trump’s victory was a setback for women, but they made strides on some issues vital to gender equality.
November 7, 2016
Donald Trump Has Unleashed a New Wave of Bullying in Schools
Kids might not get the details of immigration policy, but they absolutely understand Trump’s message of rage and hate.
November 4, 2016
What You Think You Know About Kids and Public Housing is Wrong
Some 6.5 million families in the US are waiting for either a spot in public housing or a housing voucher.
October 25, 2016
Segregation Begins in Pre-K
New York City’s lauded universal pre-K program has a problem when it comes to diversity in the classroom.
September 28, 2016
6.8 Million Teenagers Are Food-Insecure
Young adults are increasingly victims of a failing economy that is leaving them starving.
August 15, 2016
India’s New Child-Labor Loophole
s new child-labor bill is a cause for celebration for the bosses, not children and human-rights advocates.