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Children and the Built Environment: Child in the City Conference 2016

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Call for Studies: HHS Teen Pregnancy Prevention Evidence Review

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Members in the News

Cindy Liu and colleagues featured in this NPR piece on ‘satellite babies’ returning to the U.S. after spending their early years in China.

Article in The Atlantic on the cultural shift of calling daycare programs “school” cites work of multiple SRCD members.

Research of SRCD members cited in The Guardian on the negative impact of extreme poverty on early childhood development. 

Check out more SRCD Members in the Media here


New in Policy

The U.S. Department of Education releases guidance on supporting early learning through the Every Student Succeeds Act.

The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) What Works Clearinghouse releases new review on the impact of charter schools on long-term attainment and earnings.

National Institutes of Health forms task force to develop the first strategic plan on nutrition.

Multiple federal agencies focused on child health express their support for the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) updated recommendations on safe infant sleep.

Read more in the latest SRCD Policy Update


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Mission Statement & Strategic Plan

The Society for Research in Child Development is a membership association that advances developmental science and promotes its use to improve human lives.
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