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How One Suburb Made School Buses Obsolete

The key is density, and locating schools in the town's core.

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How E-ZPass Lanes Could Make Premature Births Less Common

The automated tolls cut down on air pollution, which in turn improves the health of pregnant women.

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Designing Buildings for Children With Autism

And what it can teach us about architecture.

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Turns Out Paying People Thousands of Dollars to Have a Baby Works Pretty Well

One Finnish city's plot to up its birth rate has led to a minor housing crisis.

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If a 6-Year-Old Can Help His City, Why Can't You?

An early candidate for the feel-good urban story of the year.

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Very Adorable Pictures of Kids Reading to Homeless Cats

Your heart will melt.

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A Growing Plea in New York: Pedestrian Deaths Cannot Be Tolerated

A new group called Make Queens Safer is dialing up the pressure on Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio.

How a Few Dutch Children Fought for a Street Where They Could Play, and Won

A 1972 documentary with lessons for today.

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Traveling to School Shouldn't Be This Difficult or Dangerous for Children

Examples of just how difficult it is for children around the world to access education

Watch This Video and You May Never Drive the Same Way Again

The parents of a 3-year-old killed while crossing the street speak out against distracted driving.

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America's Homeless Kids Crisis

The number of students without a home has hit a record high, according to new data from the Department of Education.

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What We Can Do About Kids Killed by Cars

In the 1970s, the Dutch launched an effort to "stop the child murder" by drivers. Could the U.S. do the same?

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The New Demographics of Anti-Smoking Campaigns

In many places in the U.S., the population is getting older and younger at the same time. And that has big implications for public health.

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How Little Things Add Up to Keep Homeless Kids From School

Baltimore's neediest students often struggle to find transportation and afford things like uniforms.

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Kids With a Diverse Group of Friends Feel Safer at School

And educators need to figure out ways to encourage social mixing opportunities among students.

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The Power of Teaching Girls to Code

A growing summer camp is giving young women the skills they need to get high-paying tech jobs, before they've even graduated from high school.

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The Lockdown Generation

When I was growing up, the threat of nuclear attack was always in the background. Now it's mass shootings.

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Why Our Kids Need Play, Now More Than Ever

Unstructured time allows children to develop creativity and empathy. But too often, it's missing from the schedule.

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Even After 5 Kids Were Mowed Down on a New York Sidewalk, Nothing Much Changes

It happened last week in the Maspeth neighborhood of Queens.