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Recess quality influences student behavior, social-emotional development, OSU study finds

Recess quality, not just the time spent out of the classroom, plays a major role in whether children experience the full physical, mental and social-emotional benefits of recess.

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Quality supervision, coworker support key to child welfare caseworker retention, OSU study finds

Instead of looking at the reasons child welfare caseworkers leave their jobs, OSU researchers examined the common factors among workers who stay in the field, and what makes them feel most satisfied in their work.

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Pre-pandemic, Oregon child care was already scarce, new OSU report says

As of March 2020, all 36 counties in Oregon qualify as child care “deserts” for infants and toddlers — meaning that there are at least three children under the age of 2 for every available child care slot in the county.

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Managing pandemic stress at every age

Healthy aging experts share insight into how older adults cope with stress related to the pandemic, and how people of all ages can use it as a learning experience.

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Older adults found resilience during pandemic through community, human connection, study finds

“It’s a mistake to think of older adults as just being sort of victims during COVID,” Carolyn says. “They’re a lot more resilient than we think they are.”

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Rural-urban divide compounds racial disparities in COVID-19 deaths, study finds

A recent study found the risk of dying from COVID-19 was even greater for racial and ethnic minority groups in rural areas compared with urban areas.