Sociologist Sara McLanahan to Discuss Fragile Families
April 22, 2008 Sociologist Sara McLanahan, who leads studies that look at the capabilities of unmarried parents and the fortunes of their children, will give a talk at Duke University on Tuesday, April 22.
Caught in the Middle: Help Your Kids Transition from Elementary to High School
April 15, 2008 A study by Duke TPRC investigators Philip Cook, Jacob Vigdor and Clara Muschkin and UC Berkeley's Robert MacCoun is referenced in the April 2008 edition of Family Circle. read more »
DIISP Lab Strives to Help Reduce Child Abuse in Durham
April 15, 2008 Research taking place at the Duke Interdisciplinary Initiative in Social Psychology (DIISP) lab is contributing to a community effort to reduce child abuse in Durham. read more »
Psychiatrist Felton Earls to Discuss Adolescents, Neighborhoods and Violence
March 27, 2008 Felton Earls, who led a 10-year study of children's exposure to violence in Chicago, will give a talk at Duke University April 8 about his work.
Sesame leader presents Muppet Diplomacy Program
March 20, 2008 News 14 covered Sesame Workshop President and CEO Gary Knell's talk, Muppet Diplomacy: How Sesame Street is changing our world. read more »
Sesame Workshop Leader Presents Muppet Diplomacy Program
March 3, 2008 Gary E. Knell, president and CEO of Sesame Workshop will present "Muppet Diplomacy: How Sesame Street is Changing Our World," at 5:30 pm March 19.
Older Students in Middle School Concern School Leaders
February 26, 2008 Tougher state testing standards are a reason more students are being retained in middle school, Johnston County Schools' superintendent says. View video »
A Healthy Start for All
February 21, 2008 The Durham Family Initiative (DFI) has birthed a new program that will help Durham County reach out to support its youngest new residents. read more »
2008 Jacqueline Morris Memorial Fellowship Recipients Named
February 19, 2008 The Center for Child and Family Policy at Duke University has named the 2008 recipients of the Jacqueline Anne Morris Memorial Fellowships. The 2008 Morris Fellows are Sam Broder-Fingert, Kristin High, Ariel Levin and Summer Robins.
Meet the Mentors
February 15, 2008 After-school program targets middle schoolers at risk of dropping out. read more »
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