Thursday, October 10, 2013

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New Report
Teen dating and sexual relationships
Dating can be a healthy part of growing up. This Adolescent Health Highlight covers trends in teens' relationships, behaviors that might put them at risk, and the influence of peers, family, and media on teen dating and sex.
Kids Who Are Bullies
Why should we care?
   New Infographic!
October is National Bullying Prevention Month. It's important to help kids who are being bullied, but to stop the problem, we need to know more about the many kids who do the bullying. Following last week's 5 Things to Know about Kids Who Bully, Child Trends' Michael Angeloni shares a story about his own childhood bully in a new blog post. And, check out What Works for Bullying Programs: Lessons from Experimental Evaluations of Programs and Interventions for ways to help your program succeed. 
New Research
Child Indicator Newsletter
What's happening in the world of child and youth indicators? The fall edition of the Child Indicator Newsletter features new reports on families' living arrangements, young adults living with parents, what makes a good childhood, and more.
Trend Lines Blog
The clock is ticking for WIC
If the government shutdown continues, WIC might come to a standstill. WIC was created in 1973 to improve the health of low-income pregnant women, new mothers, and young children. It serves nearly 9 million today, and has a positive impact on children's health and even economics. 

Early Childhood Data Collaborative
ECDC names new director
Child Trends is pleased to announce that Carlise King has been appointed executive director of the Early Childhood Data Collaborative (ECDC). The ECDC supports state policymakers' development and use of coordinated state early care and education data systems to improve the quality of programs and the workforce serving young children. Carlise, who has been serving as interim executive director, has over 13 years of experience conducting research on early childhood issues and examining the impact of state and federal policies on parents' access to child care services, costs, and a quality workforce.
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