Mina Dixon said: More girls are getting As, and boys are getting more Cs. A new research paper show how far the achievement gap between boys and girls has grown from the 1980s to the 2000s
Mina Dixon said: A mother's incarceration has a devastating effect on her family, and experts say that maintaining contact with a parent in prison is critical to a child's well-being. Relocating prisoners can tear apart families.
Mina Dixon said: Rookie Reporter Temitayo Fagbenle talks to young people about this week's federal court ruling on stop-and-frisk policies.
Mina Dixon said: Fourteen percent of incarcerated juveniles have children. Classes at the Sacramento County Juvenile Detention Center teach early child development and then give incarcerated parents opportunities to implement what they learn during visits with their children.
Mina Dixon said: A four-day workshop and family camp in Ohio allows multicultural families who have adopted kids to see and interact with others just like them in every sense.
Mina Dixon said: A Tennessee magistrate judge's decision to rename a 7-month-old baby reminds us how much freedom American parents typically enjoy when it comes to naming their children.
Mina Dixon said: Increasingly, congregations across the country are accepting, nurturing and even marrying their gay brethren.
Julie Drizin said: Reports of child abuse and neglect in Massachusetts are up, but petitions to place children in protective custody have dropped dramatically.
Julie Drizin said: New York City police engaged in racial profiling and violated the constitutional rights of African American and Latino youth subjected to warrantless searches.
Julie Drizin said: Following a 10-year campaign, the FCC has finally intervened to end phone call price-gouging aimed at families of the incarcerated.