Teen boys from low-income neighborhoods in Pittsburgh were less likely to have perpetuated violence if they had goals and hope for the future.
Offering families financial assistance to purchase food in the summer improved school-aged children’s food security by 20 percent and boosted the quality of their diets.
Having a garden at school might influence whether vegetables are available to children at home, a forthcoming study finds.
This updated collection of research looks at how mandatory school uniforms impact student achievement, attendance and behavior as well as the presence of gangs in public schools.
Do food labels work? This roundup highlights studies that explore effects of food labeling campaigns on consumer perceptions and purchases.
Lead exposure in childhood is linked to antisocial behavior in adolescence, suggests a new study published in
Death after surgery is more than twice as likely for black children than white children. New models indicate differing risk factors.
Research on child abuse in America, with a focus on incidence, risk factors and sentencing.
Beyond race, factors including income, education level, insurance status and health literacy are linked to children’s asthma outcomes, including severity of and control over the condition.
The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) currently provides low-cost insurance coverage to 9 million children. In September 2017, Congress failed to pass legislation reauthorizing the program, which now faces an uncertain future. We’ve collected the latest scholarship on the program to highlight the stakes in this legislative battle.