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13 Feb, 2017, 08:22 ET STUDY: High-quality public Pre-K programs essential to academic success for low-income students

A major statewide study in Texas involving 47,000 students reveals public Pre-K programs are associated with higher reading scores on the state's...


28 May, 2014, 08:07 ET CHILDREN AT RISK and Shell Announce Top 10 STEM High Schools in Louisiana

Shell Oil Company has once again sponsored CHILDREN AT RISK to take a deeper look at high school performance in math and science education. Each...


28 May, 2014, 08:07 ET CHILDREN AT RISK and Shell Announce Top 10 STEM High Schools in the Northern Tier Region of Pennsylvania

Shell Oil Company has once again sponsored CHILDREN AT RISK to take a deeper look at high school performance in math and science education. Each...


28 May, 2014, 08:07 ET CHILDREN AT RISK and Shell Announce Top 10 STEM High Schools in Texas

Shell Oil Company has once again sponsored CHILDREN AT RISK to take a deeper look at high school performance in math and science education. Each...


28 May, 2014, 08:07 ET CHILDREN AT RISK and Shell Announce Top 10 STEM High Schools in Georgia

Shell Oil Company has once again sponsored CHILDREN AT RISK to take a deeper look at high school performance in math and science education. Each...


26 May, 2013, 09:06 ET School Breakfast Bill Signed Into Law by Governor Perry

Food insecurity continues to be a growing problem for Texas families, with the state ranking eighth in food hardship in the country. Roughly three...


29 Jan, 2013, 07:12 ET Parent Guide Reveals Impact of $5.4 Billion in Education Cuts Across the State

 Texas' 82nd Legislature cut spending on public education in the 2010-2011 school year by $5.4 billion. Although the dollar amount of the cuts...


13 Nov, 2012, 08:12 ET CHILDREN AT RISK Conducts Study of Charter School Landscape in Texas

 CHILDREN AT RISK has conducted a study examining demographics and performance in 285 charter schools across the state of Texas. The results...


17 Oct, 2012, 08:33 ET New Data Reveals the "Ripple Effect" of $5.4 Billion in Education Cuts Across the State of Texas

Non-profit organizations provide critical support services to Texas public school students. In the wake of the 82nd Texas Legislature's...


27 Sep, 2012, 11:07 ET New Data Reveals Impact of $5.4 Billion in Education Cuts Across the State

 Texas' 82nd Legislature cut spending on public education in the 2010-2011 school year by $5.4 billion, including $4 billion from the...


09 Feb, 2012, 12:11 ET CHILDREN AT RISK Announces the Top 25 High Schools in Alabama

 CHILDREN AT RISK has released their rankings of the top Alabama High Schools in Science and Mathematics. The organization researched and...


18 Oct, 2011, 11:14 ET CHILDREN AT RISK Publishes Journal on Teen Pregnancy

      HOUSTON, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Unplanned teen pregnancy is a significant social and public health...