Social Science; General/Other News
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An annual report from the National Center for Homeless Education finds that nearly 1.2 million homeless students are enrolled in schools nationwide, with a 10 percent increase from the previous...more
According to a new Surgeon General's report, a total of 5.6 million children alive today in the U.S. under age 18 will die prematurely from smoking-related diseases unless current smoking rates...more
According to a new research led by the European Institute of Studies on Prevention (IREFREA) with headquarters in Mallorca, together with other European and Spanish universities, having authoritarian...more
A new study in the journal Crime & Delinquency details the first contemporary findings on how the risk of arrest varies across race and gender.
The study reveals that 30 percent of black males, 26...more
A latest study to appear in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, finds that girls are more anxious when it comes to mathematics than their male peers.
A new census data reads that there is more inequality and poverty in New York City in 2012.
The New York Times' Sam Roberts pinpoints the most alarming stats from the bureau data: 1 in 5 New...more
According to a new study, children who are disadvantaged but have attended quality early childhood education programs, including healthcare and nutrition, have significantly improved health as...more
A report, "Characteristics of Families Served by the Child Support (IV-D) Program: 2010 Census Survey Results," uses the latest data gathered by the US Census Bureau to describe custodial families...more
A University of Eastern Finland study finds that low levels of physical activity and heavy use of electronic media are associated with increased risk factors for type 2 diabetes and vascular diseases...more