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Victories on Minimum Wage and Child Care Went Unnoticed After Election Day 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.

Nov 23, 2016 / Cities Rising / Michelle Chen

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Donald Trump Has Unleashed a New Wave of Bullying in Schools 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. 

Nov 7, 2016 / StudentNation / Katherine Stewart

What You Think You Know About Kids and Public Housing is Wrong

What You Think You Know About Kids and Public Housing is Wrong 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.

Nov 4, 2016 / Livia Gershon

Segregation Begins in Pre-K

Segregation Begins in Pre-K 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.

Oct 25, 2016 / StudentNation / Michelle Chen

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6.8 Million Teenagers Are Food-Insecure 6.8 Million Teenagers Are Food-Insecure

Young adults are increasingly victims of a failing economy that is leaving them starving.

Sep 28, 2016 / Michelle Chen

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India’s New Child-Labor Loophole India’s New Child-Labor Loophole

India’s new child-labor bill is a cause for celebration for the bosses, not children and human-rights advocates. 

Aug 15, 2016 / Michelle Chen

Why Toy Guns Matter

Why Toy Guns Matter Why Toy Guns Matter

The NRA wants to start kids young, but parents can resist gun culture.

Aug 1, 2016 / Frida Berrigan

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Michelle Obama Brings the Healing Michelle Obama Brings the Healing

Clinton’s best character witness explains why she’s the person to succeed her husband, and quiets even furious Sanders supporters.

Jul 26, 2016 / Joan Walsh

Diapers

Diapers, and Welfare Policy, Need Changing in Washington Diapers, and Welfare Policy, Need Changing in Washington

Helping low-income families address one of the messiest aspects of early childhood is Congress’s duty.

Jul 13, 2016 / Michelle Chen

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Inequality Is Even Seeping Into Preschool Classrooms Inequality Is Even Seeping Into Preschool Classrooms

Education disparities start early.

Jun 24, 2016 / StudentNation / Michelle Chen

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