This announcements page is used to provide brief information on issues regarding childhood policy studies that are immediate and may require action.  Readers are asked to send critical policy announcements to Dr. Marianne Bloch or to associate editors: Dr. I-Fang Lee or Dr. Michelle Perez or Dr. Lucy Heimer, or to Dr. Kenya Wolff; please do not attempt to post on the announcements page. Please describe the issue in a 2-3 sentence format and give website addresses so that readers can obtain further information.  Please note that this is NOT a location for advertisements rather the announcments should be informative related to conditions contemporarily experienced by those who are younger.