Child Trends
March 6, 2013

Youth's Participation in School Music or Other Performing Arts
Kids in ArtsResearchers are building a fairly robust case for the value of youth's participation in the artsApart from its intrinsic worth, arts participation is associated with numerous positive outcomes in education and employment, literacy, and civic engagement.  Some of the largest effects are seen in youth from families with lower socio-economic status.
Reclaiming Delinquent Youth
Child in Prison
 Two new reports shine a light on a very dark place: youth 
 behind bars.
 Our most recent blog, Reclaiming Delinquent Youth, highlights the
 findings of both reports. 
Child Trends Expands Senior Staff

Frank WalterOn February 1, Frank Walter joined our staff as Vice President for Strategic Communications.  He was most recently Senior Vice President at Environics Communications, where his clients included a wide range of nonprofit organizations.  


Earlier in his career, Frank spent almost a decade at MCI, including serving as Vice President of Public Relations during the merger of MCI and WorldCom.  He was also Director of Marketing and Public Relations for Reading Is Fundamental. 


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