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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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    Bullying Prevention Summit, Cyberbullying

    Panelists discussed the challenges of preventing bullying done on-line. “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. “SEA/LEA Perspectives: Bullying Prevention - Lessons Learned and Promising Practices…

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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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