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Youths in this study (ages 11-14) were exposed to an average of three alcohol ads per day; black and Hispanic youths' exposure was roughly double that of white youths. Exposure to alcohol ads led youths to view alcohol and drinking more positively.
May 23, 2018
Steven Martino, Stephanie Ann Kovalchik, Claude Messan Setodji, Rebecca L. Collins, Elizabeth J. D'Amico, Kirsten Becker, William G. Shadel, Anagha Alka Tolpadi
This report presents findings on the relationship between student and school staff health and well-being, school climate, and student education outcomes prior to Baltimore City Public Schools undertaking school building renovations.
May 23, 2018
Kata Mihaly, Tamara Dubowitz, Andrea Richardson, Gabriella C. Gonzalez
Children gain more cognitive skills in early childhood programs that provide supplemental academic instruction in mathematics and literacy content for a small portion of the day, compared with programs that take an exclusive whole-child approach.
May 22, 2018
Jade M. Jenkins, Greg J. Duncan, Anamarie Whitaker, Marianne P. Bitler, Thurston Domina, Margaret Burchinal
This report analyzes China's interests and behavior to evaluate both the recent history of its interactions with the postwar international order and possible future trajectories. It also draws implications from that analysis for future U.S. policy.
May 21, 2018
Michael J. Mazarr, Timothy R. Heath, Astrid Stuth Cevallos
The Law Enforcement Support Office program is efficient and effectively reuses excess Department of Defense property, but perceptions persist that the program contributes to the militarization of police.
May 21, 2018
Aaron C. Davenport, Jonathan William Welburn, Andrew Lauland, Annelise Pietenpol, Marc Robbins, Erin Rebhan, Patricia Boren, K. Jack Riley
This report describes the evolution of open source intelligence, defines open source information and the intelligence cycle, and parallels with other intelligence disciplines, along with methods used and challenges of using off-the-shelf technology.
The primary focus of this study is to provide a national portrait of prosecutor-led diversion through case studies of the goals, history, policies, and practices of diversion programs implemented in 11 prosecutors' offices.
May 17, 2018
Melissa Marie Labriola, Warren A. Reich, Robert C. Davis, Priscillia Hunt, Michael Rempel, Samantha Cherney