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Members in the News

A study conducted by Kenneth Lee and Deborah Vandell is the focus of this The Washington Post article. The study found that teens that spend more time unsupervised are more likely to use tobacco, marijuana, and alcohol. 

Lisa Guernsey and Michael H. Levine’s new book Tap, Click, Read is the feature of this NPR article. The book discusses ways that educators and parents are developing media that encourages literacy and critical thinking skills in young children. 

New in Policy

The U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services have put out a joint policy statement on the inclusion of children with disabilities in early childhood programs. 

A request for comment is available in the Federal Register for proposed revisions to strengthen the Common Rule on protection of human subjects. 

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.
Read the SRCD Strategic Plan here.