TITLE

Kids Today

PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Scholastic Parent & Child;Sep2004, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the kids are doing better overall today than they were in 1975, despite decline in a few areas. Here are some highlights such as today children are safer. The rate of preschool enrollment has improved since 1975. Emotional/spiritual well being continues to rise, after taking a plunge in the late 1980s. The number of single-parent households has steadily risen, causing deterioration in social relationships. Children's health has shown the most significant decline since 1975, due in large part to the rise in childhood obesity.
ACCESSION #
14380547

 

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