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Learning to Play and Playing to Learn: Organized Sports and Educational Outcomes

February 18, 2009

Based on a literature review and interviews, explores how participation in organized sports affects children's academic achievement. Examines its benefits, including motivation, life skills, and peer networks, as well as challenges and recommendations.

Steps Toward Safety: Improving Systemic and Community Responses for Families Experiencing Domestic Violence

September 1, 2007

Reviews collaboration efforts between community partners and child welfare and domestic violence agencies to provide comprehensive services to victims, involve men in aiding families, and support prevention strategies. Details further challenges.

Promoting Prevention, Targeting Teens: An Emerging Agenda to Reduce Domestic Violence

April 1, 2003

Reviews the history of efforts to respond to domestic violence in the U.S., and defines new strategies -- targeting teens, young parents and their children, and perpetrators -- that place greater emphasis on prevention.