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Highlights of the 27 January 2017 Edition:

Events
Teen & Young Adult Late Nights Job Fair & Basketball Games (February 2)
Parent Education Workshops (February 2, 9, 16, 23)
Accelerating Assets in Alexandria (February 8)
Find More Events

Careers/Volunteerism
Tomorrow’s Black Men Scholarship
America Saves Essay Contest
Operation Prevention Video Challenge
Read More on Careers/Volunteerism

Grantsmanship
The DCHS Office of Youth Services compiled a listing of grant opportunities on January 6 and January 17.

Research & Resources
Superintendent Proposes Leanest Operating Budget in Years
Redistricting Review Committee Selects Option to Put Forward to School Board
T.C. Williams Senior Ranked Number One Boxer in U.S.
Find More Research & Resources

Education
Research Shows Young Girls Are Less Likely to Think of Women as ‘Really, Really Smart’
Holocaust Group Will Release Classroom Resources for Trump’s First 100 Days
Disparity in Maryland’s Public Higher Education Goes on Trial
Read More on Education

Youth Well-Being
Media Literacy: Help Youth Think Critically in Age of ‘Fake News”
Suicide in Elementary School-Aged Children and Early Adolescents
Amid Opioid Crisis, Schools Help Students Heal (Video)
Robotic ‘Infant Simulators’ Actually Promote Teen Pregnancy, Study Says
Read More on Youth Well-Being

Juvenile Justice
Preventing Gang Violence by Offering a Community
Beyond Bars: Keeping Young People Safe at Home and Out of Youth Prisons
Read More on Juvenile Justice

Webinars
Understanding the Complexities of Commercial Sexual Exploitation (January 30)
Creating Safe and Accepting Academic Environments for Muslim and Sikh Youth (February 1)
Moving the Needle for First-Generation College Student: Innovative Strategies to Support Completion (On Demand)
Find More Webinars

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