Life Skills


  • High school students and their teacher work on laptops during class, photo by eyecrave/Getty Images


    Guidance for Teaching Media Literacy in Schools

    Aug 4, 2021

    Media literacy education can help counter “Truth Decay” by teaching young people how to consume media and contribute responsibly to the information ecosystem. To this end, RAND researchers developed recommendations for implementing media literacy standards in the classroom.

  • Teacher Emma Rossi works with her first grade students at the Sokolowski School in Chelsea, Massachusetts, September 15, 2021, photo by Brian Snyder/Reuters


    How Are the Kids Doing? The Well-Being of Children and the Nation's Potential

    Oct 22, 2021

    Today's children are growing up amid extraordinary challenges that could shape their health, development, and well-being for years to come. Investing in a new approach to measure their potential to flourish could promote national well-being in the long term.

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