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    Book Discussion on Flawed Convictions

    Professor Deborah Tuerkheimer talks about her book Flawed Convictions, in which she takes a critical look at Shaken Baby Syndrome prosecutions. This interview, filmed on the campus of…

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    U.S. Foster Care System

    Rob Geen talked about the U.S. foster care system, which included over 400,000 individuals in 2013, and efforts to reform the system.

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    Alcohol-Related Birth Disorders

    Susan Carlson, former first lady of Minnesota, talked about a recent study on drinking and drug use among pregnant teens. She discussed her experiences as a juvenile court justice, the…

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    Cost of Child Care Impacting Career Choices

    Danielle Paquette reported by telephone on what a Washington Post poll on child care costs showed about how child care affects career choices.

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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and phone lines were open for viewer calls on “How Does Your Family Influence Your Job Decisions?” The question was inspired by a Washington Post poll…

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    Foster Care Issues

    Witnesses that included a parent advocate, a former foster child, and two state-level child welfare officials testified on ways the federal government can reduce the number of children who…

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    Panel Discussion on the Needs of Military Children

    Senior leadership from the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Department of Veterans Affairs spoke about the social needs of military children and programs to assist them. They also responded…

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    Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

    Officials from the Justice Department, Health and Human Services, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services testified on the Obama…

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    Girl Scout Campout at the White House

    President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama spoke to fourth-grade Girl Scouts attending the first-ever campout on the White House lawn.  The campout was part of the first…

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    Child Nutrition Assistance

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack testified on rules and regulations for child nutrition programs. The Health, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 was set to expire on September 30, 2015. The…

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    International Child Abduction

    Witnesses testified at a hearing examining federal actions to comply with a law passed the previous year in resolving cases of children abducted from the U.S. and held in foreign…

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    Book Discussion on A Generation Removed

    Margaret Jacobs talked about her book, A Generation Removed: The Fostering and Adoption of Indigenous Children in the Postwar World, about the Indian Child Welfare Act. Enacted in…

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    Book Discussion on Our Kids

    Professor Robert Putnam talked about his book Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis, in which suggests that there is a lack of opportunities for children growing up in the United States…

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    President Obama at the University of Kansas

    President Obama outlined his plan to address child care costs for middle class families. The proposal includes increasing the child care tax credit and investing in the Child Care and…

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    Child Sex Trafficking, Part 1

    Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) talked about current legislation combating child sex trafficking. Topics included changing a culture that stigmatizes young victims…

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    Child Sex Trafficking, Part 2

    Representatives talked about current efforts to combat child sex trafficking. Representatives Ted Poe (R-TX) and Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), co-sponsors of the Human Trafficking Fraud…

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    Census Report on Child Well-Being

    Lynda Laughlin and Kristin Moore talked about a Census Bureau report on child well-being that examines childcare, family structure, childhood poverty, and school performance. This program…

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    Bullying Prevention Summit, Bullying Trends

    Panelists talked about progress in combating bullying. Michael Lu said that the nation could do a lot better with bullying prevention but progress had been made in raising public…

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    Bullying Prevention Summit, Opening Remarks

    Officials began a summit on bullying prevention. Assistant Education Secretary Delisle said that students were heading back to school for the year but there were many kids scared to…

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    Bullying Prevention Summit, Supportive School Discipline

    Panelists discussed the issues of school discipline for bullies and what teachers should do when they observe bullying. “Supportive School Discipline” was the fifth and closing…

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