Julie Drizin said: A new Fruit and Vegetable Prescription program gives low-income New Yorkers at risk of obesity vouchers to use at local farmer's markets.
Julie Drizin said: A new study from by the Foundation for Child Development is the first to compare conditions and outcomes for kids based on both race and national origin.
Julie Drizin said: Many couples are deciding not to have more than one child, due to economic pressures. Besides housing, child care is the largest expense parents face.
Julie Drizin said: A journalist recounts her experience of being the victim in a girl gang initiation rite.
Julie Drizin said: A survivor of gang rape shares her story and challenges the dehumanization of young women that leads to sexual violence.
Julie Drizin said: The General Educational Development test has been used to measure high school graduation equivalency. Pearson, the company that owns the Financial Times, will now add the GED to its profitable education business
Julie Drizin said: A study in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows that breast cancer is more fatal to African American women because of later diagnosis, delays in treatment, and pre-existing health concerns like diabetes.
Julie Drizin said: A stunning series of photographs tells the story of people struggling to cope with Detroit's economic decline.
Mina Dixon said: During the past 15 years, a network of Utah-based "tough love" boarding schools for troubled youths has closed nearly two dozen programs amid claims of child abuse. State and federal laws allow private boarding schools far greater leeway in how they treat children than is permitted in public school systems.
Mina Dixon said: As social media has become enmeshed in the lives of young people—and a fair number of not-so-young people—so has the widespread sharing of information about specific sexual assaults.