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November 12, 2009
Powerful Assessment Tool Based on Prevention Research by ETR Associates’ Dr. Doug Kirby Now Available in Spanish
A new Spanish translation of the Tool to Assess the Characteristics of Effective Sex and STD/HIV Education Programs (TAC) is now available. Based on Dr. Douglas Kirby's
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October 15, 2009
Getting Girls Engaged in Digital-Game Design

Educators say gaming could spur interest in STEM fields.

By Katie Ash (Education Week's Digital Directions)

To increase the number of girls involved in digital-game building and design, as well as to open the door to science, technology, engineering, and math careers---where females have historically lagged behind their male counterparts---researchers have begun to unpack just what aspects of gaming engage girls.

And they are beginning to figure out how programs that put girls in the driver's seat of game creation influence their relationships with technology and other STEM subjects.

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October 15, 2009
ETR Associates Announces William and Flora Hewlett Foundation Award

ETR Associates was recently awarded a two-year grant by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to decrease teen pregnancy, STD and HIV among students attending middle

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October 13, 2009
ETR Associates Gets National Science Foundation Grant to Support Students in Technology Education
ETR Associates announces a new three-year $925,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to continue its work with Latino youth with the Supporting
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October 13, 2009
ETR Receives New Grant from Corporation for National and Community Service

After a nationwide competition, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has awarded ETR Associates a three-year Training and Technical Assistance

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August 14, 2009
ETR’s Girl Game Company Graduation
ETR Associates Girl Game Co. funded by a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation recently held its graduation ceremonies. The program is designed to get young girls more interested in careers in technology.
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June 15, 2009
ETR Associates’ California Clear Air Project Introduces New DVD Focusing on Secondhand Smoke
The California Clear Air Project (CCAP), an ETR Associates project focusing on secondhand smoke (SHS) policy development and enforcement, has produced a new DVD titled "Smoke-
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June 8, 2009
An Interesting Career in Psychology: Adolescent Development Researcher at a Non-profit Organization

The American Psychological Association recently caught up with ETR Associates' Dr. Jill Denner. In the May 2009 issue of Psychological Science Agenda, Dr. Denner discusses her career in psychology and offers some sound advice.

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May 18, 2009
ETR Board Member Michael Bird honored as California (UC) Berkeley School of Public Health Alumni of the Year
University of California (UC) Berkeley School of Public Health has named ETR board member Michael E. Bird as Alumni of the Year. He will be honored at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health
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May 5, 2009
ETR’s Dr. Francisco Buchting Releases New Report from the Tobacco Research Network on Disparities (TReND)
Dr. Francisco Buchting, ETR Associates' Director of Program Services Division, has released a new report from the Tobacco Research Network on Disparities (TReND) titled Lesbians, Gays,
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March 18, 2009
ReCAPP — ETR’s online Resource Center for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention — has a new look, an easier-to-use format and updated information
Developed by ETR Associates, a national leader in the field, ReCAPP has been the premiere source of high-quality, evidence-based information and practical tools for adolescent reproductive health professionals for 10 years.
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February 27, 2009
ETR Associates present Girls and Gaming at Google Headquarters
How does gender intersect with gaming? Can gaming lead to increased diversity in the technology workforce? On January 26, 2009, three ETR staff gave a talk at the Google
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February 27, 2009
Narinder Dhaliwal Receives Carol M. Russell Leadership Award
Narinder Dhaliwal, project director of ETR's California Clean Air Project (CCAP), was recently awarded the Carol M. Russell leadership award by the California Department of Public Health,
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November 24, 2008
Douglas Kirby, PhD Presented the 2008 William A. Howe Award
During the past 30 years, Dr. Douglas Kirby has been responsible for shaping and guiding the field of comprehensive sexuality education. His outstanding contributions have left an impact like few others
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November 17, 2008
ETR’s National Service-Learning Clearinghouse receives California State Assembly and Senate offices proclamation
The National Learn & Serve Challenge is a concentrated week of activities designed to increase public understanding of service-learning and of the federal Learn and Serve America program
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October 27, 2008
Seven Types of Evidence Consistently Explain the Dramatic 1990’s Reduction of HIV Incidence in Uganda
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September 19, 2008
Success in Uganda
Uganda is widely considered to be one of the world's earliest and greatest success stories in subduing a generalized HIV epidemic. The number of HIV infections increased
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November 15, 2007
Emerging Answers 2007

Emerging Answers 2007 is a review of hundreds of studies of teen sexual behaviors and programs designed to reduce sexual risk-taking behavior. It summarizes teen pregnancy and STD rates and the sexual behavior of young people.

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November 1, 2006
ETR Defines 'Promising Programs' for CDC

Under the heading, Adolescent Reproductive Health: Promoting Science Based Approaches, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) defines a Science-Based Approach,

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October 16, 2006
ETR's Barbara Holland Receives International Service-Learning Research Award
Barbara Holland, Ph.D., Director of the National Service-Learning Clearinghouse (NSLC), was the recipient of the 2006 International Service-Learning Research Award,
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July 21, 2006
"I Tried To Stop Them": Children’s Exposure To Domestic Violence In San Francisco
Dr. John Shields (ETR's Research Department) found that children's exposure to domestic violence in San Francisco is more common than previously thought. In cooperation with the SafeStart Initiative,
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