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May 23, 2017

"Best practices" are those that local professionals deem anecdotally as those that get desired results. For example, in my community, it makes a BIG difference in whether the local psychiatric unit will admit a suicidal teen if I can call someone at the unit who knows...

May 23, 2017

This past fall, I attended a talk at Cornell by Matthew Kaplan where he talked about creating Intergenerational Spaces in communities to increase opportunities for interaction between generations. When we think about community revitalization, this is a good model to co...

Dr. Anna Haskins finds that children of incarcerated fathers suffer quite a bit in school: "She used measurements of school readiness, special education placement, grade retention, as well as behavioral and cognitive outcomes that also impact a child’s ability to succe...

"If New York state lawmakers were to provide a subsidy of 5 cents per school lunch just one day per week for the purchase of local fruits and vegetables, it would likely provide a financial boost for New York farmers and local economies." Read more

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