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Created on Monday, 06 August 2018 15:56

This Is Summer Learning: Encouraging Girls to Be Strong, Smart and Bold

The D.C. affiliate of the national non-profit organization Girls Inc. serves as that emotionally and physically safe space girls need during the summer. Each week, the girls are introduced to new career paths and engage in related hands-on

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Created on Monday, 06 August 2018 15:55

District Wants Kids to Get Their Game On

The School District of Philadelphia is among the players in Game On Philly!, a new initiative seeking to bring sports-based out-of-school-time activities to schools and neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia. “This is not just about more

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Created on Monday, 06 August 2018 15:54

The Importance of Sleep for Teen Mental Health

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 41 million Americans get six or fewer hours of sleep per night. For teens, it's even worse. Research has found a clear link between sleep deprivation and teenage depression and

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Created on Monday, 06 August 2018 15:55

Child Care Development Block Grant State Plans Open for Stakeholder Comments

Stakeholder feedback is now being solicited in all 50 states on the 2019-21 Child Care Development Block grant also known as Child Care Development Fund. The Block grant provides federal funding to states so that low-income adults can secure

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Created on Monday, 06 August 2018 15:54

30 Million Children Rely on Free School Lunch. Where Do They Eat When School’s Out?

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, more than 30 million students participate in free or reduced-price lunch and more than 14 million participate in free or reduced-price breakfast under the School Breakfast Program during the

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