Category Archives: Children

News Coverage: “Lawyers for Child Welfare and Legal Aid Under Scrutiny for Facebook Posts.”

Nikita Stewart, Lawyers for Child Welfare and Legal Aid Under Scrutiny for Facebook Posts, New York Times, August, 30, 2017. [Facebook posts pose expectation and standard of conduct questions for Legal Aid workers.]

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Op-Ed: “How U.S. News college rankings promote economic inequality on campus”

Benjamin Wermund, How U.S. News college rankings promote economic inequality on campus, Politco, September 10, 2017. [“Once ladders of social mobility, universities increasingly reinforce existing wealth, fueling a backlash that helped elect Donald Trump.”]

New related op-eds: “Time to end injustice in juvenile justice system” AND “Gouging families with kids in detention serves no one. California should make it stop”

New related op-eds:

Op-Ed: “Teaching Hurricane Harvey: Ideas and Resources”

Katherine Schulten, Michael Gonchar, Caroline Crossom Giplin, Teaching Hurricane Harvey: Ideas and Resources, New York Times, August 31, 2017. [New perspectives on the natural disaster discourse.]

Op-Ed: “Bad Jobs and No Welfare Give Rise to A New Type of Charity: The Diaper Bank”

Arthur Delaney, Bad Jobs and No Welfare Give Rise to A New Type of Charity: The Diaper Bank, Huffington Post Aug. 21, 2017. [“A network of diaper banks now alleviates some of the suffering cause by the 1996 gutting of welfare”]

Op-Ed: “After-School Activities Make Educational Inequality Even Worse”

Hilary L. Friedman, After-School Activities Make Educational Inequality Even Worse, The Atlantic Nov. 13, 2013. [“How middle-class parents use soccer, ballet, and chess to solidify their children’s advantage over others.”]

Op-Ed: “Two schools in Mississippi – and a lesson in race and inequality in America.”

James Lartey, Two schools in Mississippi – and a lesson in race and inequality in America, The Guardian Aug. 27, 2017. [A telling tale of divergent experiences in Mississippi public schools.]

New Op-Ed: “The Republican party is a threat to school lunches for hungry kids”

New Op-Ed: Ezra Rosser, The Republican party is a threat to school lunches for hungry kids, The Hill, Aug. 25, 2017. [Note: I do not write the headline for the op-ed, but this is pretty accurate. And as with all such op-ed, only read the comments if you are prepared to get depressed.]

New Article: “Reflections on the Challenge of Inez Moore: Family Integrity in the Wake of Mass Incarceration”

Ann Cammet, Reflections on the Challenge of Inez Moore: Family Integrity in the Wake of Mass Incarceration, 85 Fordham L. Rev. 2579 (2017).

Op-Ed: “Live in a Poor Neighborhood? Better Be a Perfect Parent”

Op-Ed: Emma S. Ketteringham, Live in a Poor Neighborhood? Better Be a Perfect Parent, N.Y. Times, Aug. 22, 2017.