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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. br/ This…

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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. br/ br/ “Supportive School Discipline” was the fifth and…

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    Bullying Prevention Summit, Cyberbullying

    Panelists discussed the challenges of preventing bullying done on-line. br/ “Cyberbullying” was the fourth plenary session of the day-long summit “Keeping Kids Safe:…

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    Bullying Prevention Summit, State and Federal Laws and Policies

    Panelists talked about the the legal aspects of preventing bullying. Dr. Srabstein said that bullying was a very serious health risk and the victims were at higher risk of…

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    Bullying Prevention Summit, Lessons Learned

    Panelists discussed what programs and methods had been found most helpful in preventing bullying. br/ “SEA/LEA Perspectives: Bullying Prevention - Lessons Learned and Promising…

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    Bullying Prevention Summit, Social and Emotional Learning

    “Multi-Tiered Behavioral Support Frameworks and Social and Emotional Learning” was the second plenary session of the day-long summit “Keeping Kids Safe: Opportunities and…

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    Child Trafficking Legislation

    Representative Karen Bass (D-CA) talked about the Strengthening the Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act (H.R. 4636), and the problem of sex trafficking in the U.S. The bipartisan…

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    E-Cigarette Marketing

    Industry representatives and anti-tobacco advocates testified on e-cigarette marketing practices designed to appeal to children. In addition, the hearing also focused on the health…

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    Child Nutrition Programs

    Education, medical, and military officials testified about some of the ways child nutrition programs affect issues such as national security, economic vitality, and the health of children…

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    Immigrant Children Crossing U.S. Border Alone

    Alan Gomez talked about news reports showing thousands of immigrant children had crossed the U.S. border unaccompanied by parents or relatives. The report prompted the Obama…

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    Children's Education and Stress

    Goldie Hawn talked about the impact of various stresses on how children learn, and the research done by her MindUP Foundation. The foundation was created to develop children’s…

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    Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Remarks

    Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) talked about the importance of women on the U.S. economy. She argued for an increase in the federal minimum wage, universal pre-K education, and…

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    Book Discussion on To the End of June

    Cris Beam talked about her book, To the End of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster Care, in which she examines the foster care system in the United States. The author, a foster…

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    Nutrition Programs for Women, Infants and Children

    Douglas Besharov talked about the Special Supplemental Nutrition program for Women, Infants and Children (commonly known as "WIC"). Topics included eligibility requirements, how WIC is…

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    Children's Online Privacy

    Two panels discussed recent changes to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). New regulations from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) went into effect July 1, 2013. The…

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    Federal and State Laws on Missing and Exploited Children

    Following the discovery that Ariel Castro held three Cleveland women captive for ten years, Carolyn Atwell-Davis talked about state and federal laws related to abducted, missing and…

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    Round Table Discussion on Child Care in U.S.

    Linda Laughlin and Barbara Gault talked about a Census Bureau report, “Who’s Minding the Kids,” which examined child care in the U.S. Among the topics they addressed were…

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    International Adoptions

    Kathleen Strottman talked about the concern of some in Congress over State Department reports that international adoptions had fallen for the eighth consecutive year, and she responded to…

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