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2012 study in the journal Demography showing how American parents are spending increasing amounts of resources on their children.
2011 study in Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health calculating that unintended pregnancies cost taxpayers as much as $12.6 billion a year in Medicaid costs and publicly funded child services.
2012 review of research studies on questions of teacher evaluation, pay and retention.
2013 examination of relevant studies, reports and articles relating to policy proposals to expand federally funded preschool programs.
2012 study from New York University on how LGBT victimization predicts decreased self-esteem and worse educational outcomes, specifically a lower GPA and increased absences.
2012 study in the Journal of Social Science and Medicine casting doubt on whether access to healthful food is the key variable in explaining obesity trends among youth.
2012 study from Rutgers finds that overly broad definitions of mental illness have resulted in improper categorization of some poor mothers as suffering from psychiatric conditions.
2012 literature review of research related to brain injuries in youth and professional sports.
2012 study from Carnegie Mellon University, University of California-Irvine and others published in Psychological Science on the link between elementary and high school math achievement.
2012 study from Brown University and the University of Rhode Island on the body burden and risk factors for U.S. women of child-bearing age.
2012 review article from the University of California-Berkeley published in Science on how young children think scientifically and implications for early education reform.
2010 study in Sociological Perspectives on changing attitudes toward traditional marriage structures and child bearing.
2012 in Pediatrics on a rise in the incidence of serious child abuse cases in the United States.
2012 study in the journal Pediatrics on the amount of background television that infants and young children are exposed to as well as related demographic factors.
2012 paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research on how village schools affect attendance rates and academic achievement.
2012 report from Columbia University and Mathematica published in American Behavioral Scientist on behavioral challenges and kindergarten individual and classroom academic performance.
2012 study in the Journal of the American Medical Association on the tripling of rates of babies affected by maternal opiate use over the past decade.
2012 government report spotlighting data relating to children of alcoholics in the United States.
2012 study published in Environmental Health Perspectives on the relationship between maternal prenatal insecticide exposure and a child’s gestational age and birthweight.