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Embracing Good News on Children's Safety

(1) Comments | Posted September 25, 2012 | 10:13 AM

The new report from the Bureau of Justice Statistics showing a 68 percent decline since 1993 in children's direct and indirect violent crime exposure is not the first or only good news about children and crime.

Other recent reports have highlighted major declines in sexual abuse and caregiver...

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Sext and Sensibility

(1) Comments | Posted July 11, 2012 | 5:18 PM

Some journalists, school officials, law enforcement, parents and legislators have themselves in a panic about teen sexting. This is illustrated by the widespread attention given a recent study in the July 2 issue of Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine on a sample of Houston high school students.

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