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Lifelines for Poor Children - 17 September, 2013 - 3:06 pm

Nobel prize-winning economist, James Heckman, makes the case for investment in early childhood. More...

Hunger Action Month in MT - 10 September, 2013 - 8:50 am

Over 46,000 children in Montana are at risk of food insecurity or hunger. Check out the Public News Service article on the topic More...

MT Ranks 28 nationally in child and family well being - 24 June, 2013 - 8:49 am

Montana is number 28 when it comes to the annual ranking of states in a report that checks on health, education, community and family economics. More...

Innovative Teen Suicide Prevention Program - 23 June, 2013 - 3:17 pm

For more than three decades, suicide has ravaged Montana at a rate that leads the nation. More...

Learning to Talk About Suicide - 14 April, 2013 - 7:43 am

As part of the Billings Gazette coverage of youth suicide and prevention in Indian Country, Cindy Uken writes of efforts at Plenty Coups High School to draw out students Sources of Strength. Read more in her article, “Learning to Talk about it,” More...

Children's Bureau Turns 100 - 12 April, 2013 - 10:08 am

“April 9, 2012, marked the 100th anniversary of the Children’s Bureau. Learn more about the history of the Children’s Bureau and their work addressing critical issues affecting children and families.” More...

National Child Abuse Prevention Month - 9 April, 2013 - 1:40 pm

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Learn about how you can help raise awareness. More...

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month - 15 February, 2013 - 9:23 am

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, and Montana Kids Count reports that 10 percent of high school students say they have been victims of dating violence. More...

Bill Gates Annual Letter - 12 February, 2013 - 9:07 am

“I have been struck again and again by how important measurement is to improving the human condition... More...

More MT Students eating school breakfast - 21 January, 2013 - 9:17 am

A study shows that more MT low-income pupils are being served nutritious breakfasts at school compared with the previous year. More...