Building Blocks for Learning

The following post was written by Pamela Cantor, M.D. and K. Brooke Stafford-Brizard, Ph.D. Adversity does not just happen to children, it happens inside them, through the biological mechanism of stress. It impacts health, behavior, and how they learn. For those familiar with toxic stress, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that a study published in Pediatrics earlier this month

America Forward Applauds Committee Passage of Evidence-Based Policymaking Legislation

“Members of the America Forward Coalition commend the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee on the passage of S. 991, the bipartisan Evidence-Based Policymaking Commission Act of 2015 yesterday, Wednesday, June 24, 2015, by voice vote. “America Forward believes that in times of greater demand for human services and tighter budgets, we must work together to direct government