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School segregation harms Black children's health, well-being

Black youth who attend racially segregated schools are more likely to have behavior problems and to drink alcohol than Black youth in less segregated schools, according to a UC San Francisco study published in Pediatrics.

Teens more likely to disengage from school after police stops

Teens who are stopped by the police are more likely to report greater disengagement from school the next day, and racial and ethnic minority youth reported more invasive police encounters than white youth, according to research ...

Americans love football, but differ on whether kids should play

Football may be America's most popular sport, but the nation is deeply divided about whether youth should play the tackle version of the game. In a new study, about 45% of Americans agreed that tackle football is appropriate ...

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