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PPN Newsletter             January 2007


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 2006 »  Healthy and Safe Children


Adolescent Asian Immigrants Improve Good Health Habits While Latinos' Nutrition Grows Worse — Dec. 2006

Decrease in Illicit Drug Use Among Nation's Teens, But Prescription Drug Abuse Remains High — Dec. 2006

Effect of Early Childhood Adversity on Child Health  — Dec. 2006

Longitudinal and Secular Trends in Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior During Adolescence — Dec. 2006

Recent Trends in Teenage Pregnancy in the United States — Dec. 2006

Use of Cessation Methods Among Smokers Aged 16-24 Years — Dec. 2006

Teen Contraceptive Use — Sep. 2006

Children With Disabilities in Public Schools — 2006

Mortality: Adolescents and Young Adults — 2006

Suicide: Adolescents and Young Adults — 2006


See all for 2006 »  Children Ready for School


Enrollment in Early Childhood Education Programs — 2006

Participation in Education: Enrollment Trends by Age — 2006


See all for 2006 »  Children Succeeding in School


Children With Disabilities in Public Schools — 2006

Concentration of Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity and Poverty — 2006

Language Minority School-Age Children — 2006

Participation in Education: Enrollment Trends by Age — 2006

Past and Projected Elementary and Secondary Public School Enrollments — 2006

Racial/Ethnic Distribution of Public School Students — 2006

Trends in Private School Enrollments — 2006


See all for 2006 »  Strong Families


Two Steps Back: City and Suburban Poverty Trends 1999-2005 — Dec. 2006

Concentration of Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity and Poverty — 2006



ABOUT OUR SUPPORTERS

The Promising Practices Network appreciates the generosity of our supporting 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)

Kansas Action for Children

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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