Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Transitional kindergarten aims to provide an additional year of early education to California’s youngest students to ensure that they obtain the necessary preparation to succeed in school.
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
A Moderated Mediation Model: Racial Discrimination, Coping Strategies, and Racial Identity Among Black Adolescents
This study examines how general coping strategies mediate the relationship between perceived racial discrimination and depression. Results suggest that the use of “avoidant coping strategies” may mediate or help to explain why perceptions of racial discrimination are associated with increased depression among African American youth.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
For the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's Office on Smoking and Health, AIR works closely with authors, reviewers, and other experts to facilitate the production of the Surgeon General’s Reports on Smoking and Tobacco Use.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
For the Bipartisan Policy Center, AIR developed a financial model of the costs and benefits of a small diabetes prevention program. Key findings include: There is a large population with pre-diabetes in the U.S. who could benefit from a prevention program, and a diabetes prevention program can produce overall cost savings for individuals.