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Jun, 2016
Authors:

Gerdes M, Repcheck L, Eder J

In Philadelphia, a 2004 survey conducted by Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) showed 48% of early childhood programs reported having suspended or expelled at least one child over the course of a year due primarily to behavioral concerns, such as poor emotional regulation and ...

May, 2015
Authors:

Ransom J, Griffis H, Eder J, Byrnes V, French B, Balfanz R, Iver DM, Rubin D

In 2006, Unfulfilled Promise: The Dimensions and Characteristics of Philadelphia’s Dropout Crisis, 2000–2005 shed light on how many students drop out of high school in the School District of Philadelphia (SDP) and what factors put students at risk for dropping out. The results were grim:...

Apr, 2015
Article
Authors:

Farkas AH, Vanderberg R, Sucato GS, Miller E, Akers AY, Borrero S

PURPOSE: Racial/ethnic disparities exist in young men's contraceptive knowledge. This study examines whether the likelihood of receiving sexual health education varies by race/ethnicity. METHODS: We examined racial/ethnic differences in sex and contraceptive education both in school and...

Mar, 2015
Article
Authors:

Kenyon CC, Auger KA, Adams SA, Loechtenfedlt AM, Moses JM

OPINION STATEMENT: Asthma is one of the leading causes of pediatric hospitalization in the USA. This review summarizes evidence-based practices for inpatient pediatric asthma treatment, including routine care, care escalation, and discharge care, along with established and emerging inpat...

Jun, 2014
Article
Authors:

Noonan KG, McCarthy MA, Shea L, Marcus SC, Mandell DS

Class action lawsuits filed in violation of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) raise questions for those concerned with improving the education system for students with disabilities. First, do the lawsuits result in changes that can be directly linked to improved student ...

Jun, 2014
Authors:

Hwang S, Griffis H, Song L, Rubin DM

This Research at a Glance brief highlights three key findings from our report Supporting the Needs of Students Involved with the Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice System in the School District of Philadelphia.

Jun, 2014
Authors:

Hwang S, Griffis H, Song L, Rubin DM

In January 2013, PolicyLab at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) was commissioned by the Mayor’s Office of Education (MOE), School District of Philadelphia (SDP), Philadelphia School Reform Commission (SRC), and Philadelphia Department of Human Services (DHS) to examine the d...

May, 2014
Article
Authors:

Jimenez ME, Fiks AG, Shah LR, Gerdes M, Ni AY, Pati S, Guevara JP

OBJECTIVE: To identify parent, child, community, and health care provider characteristics associated with early intervention (EI) referral and multidisciplinary evaluation (MDE) by EI. METHODS: We conducted a mixed methods secondary analysis of data from a randomized controlled trial of...

May, 2012
Article
Authors:

Goyal NK, Fiks AG, Lorch SA.

OBJECTIVE: To determine the association of late preterm gestation (34-36 weeks' gestation) with underweight status in infancy. DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study. SETTING: Thirty-one primary care sites within a hospital-owned network, from January 1, 2007, through June 30, 2009. PART...

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