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PPN Newsletter             December 2005


Listed below are recent updates to the Promising Practices Network on Children, Families and Communities website (http://www.promisingpractices.net).


RESEARCH IN BRIEF

Listed below are research summaries that have been added to the PPN site this month.


See all for 2005 »  Healthy and Safe Children


Bullying, Psychosocial Adjustment, and Academic Performance in Elementary School — Nov. 2005

Do Pacifiers Reduce the Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome? — Nov. 2005

Sexual Content on TV — Nov. 2005

Are Teens Driving Safer? — Oct. 2005

Estimated Exposure of Adolescents to State-Funded Anti-Tobacco Television Advertisements — Oct. 2005

Mental Health in the U.S. in 2001: Health Care and Well Being of Children with Chronic Emotional, Behavioral, or Developmental Problems — Oct. 2005


See all for 2005 »  Children Succeeding in School


Bullying, Psychosocial Adjustment, and Academic Performance in Elementary School — Nov. 2005

Higher Drop-Out Rate of Foreign-Born Teens — Nov. 2005

Similar Students, Different Results: Why Do Some Schools Do Better? — Oct. 2005

The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics 2005 — Oct. 2005

The Nation's Report Card: Reading 2005 — Oct. 2005


See all for 2005 »  Strong Families


State-by-State Look at Links Between Marriage, Fertility and other Socioeconomic Characteristics — Oct. 2005



ABOUT OUR SPONSORS

The Promising Practices Network appreciates the generous financial support of the following organizations:

  • Annie E. Casey Foundation
  • The California Wellness Foundation
  • The Children's Institute
  • Colorado Foundation for Families and Children
  • The Colorado Trust
  • The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
  • Family and Community Trust
  • Family Connection Partnership
  • Foundation Consortium for California's Children & Youth
  • Grantmakers for Children, Youth and Families (GCYF)
  • KidsOhio.org
  • Northwest Early Childhood Institute
  • New York State Office of Children & Family Services
  • Oregon Commission on Children and Families
  • Parents Action for Children (formerly the I Am Your Child Foundation)
  • RAND Corporation
  • The Spencer Foundation

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