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Bullying's early roots

Our latest report summarizes the factors in early childhood that appear related to later bullying, and what can buffer these factors.

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Reducing problem behaviors in young children

Problem behaviors in early childhood (birth to five) are associated with poor outcomes in adolescence and adulthood. This brief synthesizes experimental evaluations of 50 programs looking to impact problem behaviors in young children.

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How states fund child welfare

Total spending on child welfare has declined for the first time in nearly 20 years. This report summarizes findings from a national survey of states’ child welfare spending. Where’s the money coming from in your state?

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